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Ancestor statue Ndengese Kongo - DRC Congo- African Art Tribal Art

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Ancestor statue Ndengese Kongo - DRC Congo- African Art Tribal Art
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  • Title: Ancestor statue Ndengese Kongo - DRC Congo- African Art Tribal Art
  • Item Category: Statue, ancestor
  • Date/Period: Mid 20th century
  • Origin: DRC, Congo
  • Materials: Wood
  • Dimensions: 17,72 Inch
  • Weight: 1,76 Pounds
  • Note: Stand not included.
  • Additional Information: A central African people based in Kasai, a neighbour of the Kuba, the Ndengese form one of the clans of a common ancestor Mongo, some of them from upper Nile. They produced statues of art first to the absent or truncated lower limbs, covered with graphic symbols, symbolizing the prestige of the leader. The flared hairstyle topped with a summit horn is characteristic of the hairstyles acquired by the Totshi chefs belonging to the association ikoho and evokes particular proverbs. It symbolizes respect, intelligence and maturity. The face seems to be in meditation. The neck has a sling. The bust bears losangic scarifications in relief, with the aim of differentiating socially and aesthetically. The clasped hands highlight the protruding umbilical. Ref.: " Treasures of Africa" Museum of Tervuren.

    Reserve: $201.40

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    Ancestor statue Ndengese Kongo - DRC Congo- African Art Tribal Art

    Estimate $386 - $445
    May 17, 2022
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    Starting Price $160
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    Est. $386 - $445Starting Price $160
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  • Title: Ancestor statue Ndengese Kongo - DRC Congo- African Art Tribal Art
  • Item Category: Statue, ancestor
  • Date/Period: Mid 20th century
  • Origin: DRC, Congo
  • Materials: Wood
  • Dimensions: 17,72 Inch
  • Weight: 1,76 Pounds
  • Note: Stand not included.
  • Additional Information: A central African people based in Kasai, a neighbour of the Kuba, the Ndengese form one of the clans of a common ancestor Mongo, some of them from upper Nile. They produced statues of art first to the absent or truncated lower limbs, covered with graphic symbols, symbolizing the prestige of the leader. The flared hairstyle topped with a summit horn is characteristic of the hairstyles acquired by the Totshi chefs belonging to the association ikoho and evokes particular proverbs. It symbolizes respect, intelligence and maturity. The face seems to be in meditation. The neck has a sling. The bust bears losangic scarifications in relief, with the aim of differentiating socially and aesthetically. The clasped hands highlight the protruding umbilical. Ref.: " Treasures of Africa" Museum of Tervuren.

    Reserve: $201.40

    Shipping:
  • Domestic: Flat-rate of $58.30 to anywhere within the contiguous U.S.
  • International: Foreign shipping rates are determined by destination. International shipping may be subject to VAT.
  • Combined shipping: Please ask about combined shipping for multiple lots before bidding.
  • Location: This item ships from Belgium

    Your purchase is protected:
    Photos, descriptions, and estimates were prepared with the utmost care by a fully certified expert and appraiser. All items in this sale are guaranteed authentic.

    In the rare event that the item did not conform to the lot description in the sale, Jasper52 specialists are here to help. Buyers may return the item for a full refund provided you notify Jasper52 within 5 days of receiving the item.
  • Condition
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    Good

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