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Congo Rare Metoko wooden Figure Mituku sculpture statue African Tribal Art 1059
Item Details
Description
CONGO DRC
METOKO
ANTHROPOMORPHIC POST
Beautiful statue, made of light wood
The Metoko (also named Mituku) are the descendants of Lega migrants settled in the middle Lwalaba region. Like the Lega, their political and social life is organized by a semi-secret association, the BUKOTA, which can be compared to the BWAMI of their ancestors. This type of statuette served for this cult.
They are also culturally very close to their neighbors Lengola
CHARACTERISTICS :
TYPE OF OBJECT: Figure, Statue, Post
ETHNICAL GROUP: Metoko - Mituku
ORIGINE : Democratic Republic of Congo
(ex Belgian Congo, ex Zaïre)
MATERIAL : Wood
DIMENSIONS : About 15 inches high
(15 3/4 " with the base)
CONDITION : Bad
Please have a look on the pictures
***************************************************************
CONGO RDC
POTEAU ANTHROPOMORPHE
METOKO
Association du BUKOTA
Belle sculpture en bois léger
Les Metoko (appelés aussi Mituku) sont les descendants de migrants Lega installés et sédentarisés dans la région du moyen Lwalaba. A l'instar des Lega, leur vie politique et sociale est organisée autour d’une association initiatique semi-secrète, le BUKOTA, que l'on peut comparer au BWAMI de leurs ancêtres.
Ce type de statuette ( Kakungu) servait dans le cadre de ce culte.
Ils sont aussi culturellement très proches de leurs voisins Lengola
CARACTERISTIQUES :
TYPE D'OBJET : Statue, statuette, figurine
GROUPE ETHNIQUE : Metoko - Mituku
PAYS D'ORIGINE : République Démocratique du Congo
(ex Congo Belge, ex Zaïre)
MATERIAU : Bois
DIMENSIONS : Hauteur: 38 cm
(40 cm avec le socle)
ETAT : Mauvais
(Voir photos)

Reserve: $225.00

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    Congo Rare Metoko wooden Figure Mituku sculpture statue African Tribal Art 1059

    Estimate $250 - $300
    May 24, 2022
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    Description
    ...
    CONGO DRC
    METOKO
    ANTHROPOMORPHIC POST
    Beautiful statue, made of light wood
    The Metoko (also named Mituku) are the descendants of Lega migrants settled in the middle Lwalaba region. Like the Lega, their political and social life is organized by a semi-secret association, the BUKOTA, which can be compared to the BWAMI of their ancestors. This type of statuette served for this cult.
    They are also culturally very close to their neighbors Lengola
    CHARACTERISTICS :
    TYPE OF OBJECT: Figure, Statue, Post
    ETHNICAL GROUP: Metoko - Mituku
    ORIGINE : Democratic Republic of Congo
    (ex Belgian Congo, ex Zaïre)
    MATERIAL : Wood
    DIMENSIONS : About 15 inches high
    (15 3/4 " with the base)
    CONDITION : Bad
    Please have a look on the pictures
    ***************************************************************
    CONGO RDC
    POTEAU ANTHROPOMORPHE
    METOKO
    Association du BUKOTA
    Belle sculpture en bois léger
    Les Metoko (appelés aussi Mituku) sont les descendants de migrants Lega installés et sédentarisés dans la région du moyen Lwalaba. A l'instar des Lega, leur vie politique et sociale est organisée autour d’une association initiatique semi-secrète, le BUKOTA, que l'on peut comparer au BWAMI de leurs ancêtres.
    Ce type de statuette ( Kakungu) servait dans le cadre de ce culte.
    Ils sont aussi culturellement très proches de leurs voisins Lengola
    CARACTERISTIQUES :
    TYPE D'OBJET : Statue, statuette, figurine
    GROUPE ETHNIQUE : Metoko - Mituku
    PAYS D'ORIGINE : République Démocratique du Congo
    (ex Congo Belge, ex Zaïre)
    MATERIAU : Bois
    DIMENSIONS : Hauteur: 38 cm
    (40 cm avec le socle)
    ETAT : Mauvais
    (Voir photos)

    Reserve: $225.00

    Shipping:
  • Domestic: Flat-rate of $35.00 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.
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