Sculpture - Wood - Dengese - Congo

Description
Sculpture - Wood - Dengese - Congo
2nd half 20th century - Good

Old wooden Dengese ancestor figurine with folded arms on the belly. The scarification all over the body are in welt form.
Signs of age and wear.
Dimensions: 32 x 9 cm
Materials: wood, pigment.
Period: 2nd half of the 20th century.
Light colour differences possible.
Private Belgian collection.
With a certificate of M. C. P. Verstuyf.
Private Belgian collection from
Maurice C. P. Verstuyf (° Etterbeek 1949), graduated in plastic arts, graphics department, at the Hoger Sint Lukasinstituut in Schaarbeek (Brussels) in 1971.

Maurice C.P. Verstuyf, aka Stef Verstuyf, was art director and creative director in several international advertising agencies until 2014 and started his collection of tribal art in the early 1970s.
This collection consists of masks and figurines (no weapons) mainly from CONGO (RDC) and also from GABON, ANGOLA, IVORY COAST, GHANA, TOGO, LIBERIA, CAMEROON and NIGERIA.

Lot details
Object
Sculpture
Ethnic group/ culture
Dengese
Region/ country
Congo
Material
Wood
Period
2nd half 20th century
Condition
Good
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
32×9×7.5 cm
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