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Powerful Singiti HEMBA Sayi Ancestor Figure statue Congo African Tribal Art 1482
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CONGO DRC
Beautiful Ancestor Sayi Figure (Singiti)

Hemba ancestors figures are famous.They represent the deceased leaders and, venerated by the entire tribe, they help their successors to legitimize their political power.They give off an impression of majesty and great serenity.
The Hemba live in eastern Congo DRC, between the Lualaba river (Congo river), to the west, and Lake Tanganyka, to the east
Their territory is articulated around the Luika river which delimits the Hemba of the north and those of the south. They are therefore present in the south of the province of Maniema as well as in the north of the province of Tanganyka.(formerly the northern part of Katanga Province)
They are geographically and culturally close to the Luba
Characteristics:
TYPE OF OBJECT: Statue, figure.
ETHNICAL GROUP: Hemba, Bahemba.
ORIGINE: Democratic Republic of Congo.DRC
(ex Belgian Congo, ex Zaïre).
MATERIAL: Wood.
DIMENSIONS: About 18 1/2 inches high (47 cm)
20" with its base (51 cm)
CONDITION : Medium
Please have a look on pictures
BIBLIOGRAPHIE - BIBLIOGRAPHY :
La grande statuaire Hemba du Zaire, François Neyt, Louvain-la-neuve, Institut superieur d'archeologie et d'histoire de l'art, 1977
HEMBA, Luigi Spina et Constantin Petridis, Editions 5 Continents, 2017
Luba Hemba Werke Unbekannter Meister, Frankfurt am Main, Museum fur Volkerkunde, 1983

Reserve: $1,900.00

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    CONGO DRC
    Beautiful Ancestor Sayi Figure (Singiti)

    Hemba ancestors figures are famous.They represent the deceased leaders and, venerated by the entire tribe, they help their successors to legitimize their political power.They give off an impression of majesty and great serenity.
    The Hemba live in eastern Congo DRC, between the Lualaba river (Congo river), to the west, and Lake Tanganyka, to the east
    Their territory is articulated around the Luika river which delimits the Hemba of the north and those of the south. They are therefore present in the south of the province of Maniema as well as in the north of the province of Tanganyka.(formerly the northern part of Katanga Province)
    They are geographically and culturally close to the Luba
    Characteristics:
    TYPE OF OBJECT: Statue, figure.
    ETHNICAL GROUP: Hemba, Bahemba.
    ORIGINE: Democratic Republic of Congo.DRC
    (ex Belgian Congo, ex Zaïre).
    MATERIAL: Wood.
    DIMENSIONS: About 18 1/2 inches high (47 cm)
    20" with its base (51 cm)
    CONDITION : Medium
    Please have a look on pictures
    BIBLIOGRAPHIE - BIBLIOGRAPHY :
    La grande statuaire Hemba du Zaire, François Neyt, Louvain-la-neuve, Institut superieur d'archeologie et d'histoire de l'art, 1977
    HEMBA, Luigi Spina et Constantin Petridis, Editions 5 Continents, 2017
    Luba Hemba Werke Unbekannter Meister, Frankfurt am Main, Museum fur Volkerkunde, 1983

    Reserve: $1,900.00

    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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