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Seldom HOLO NZAMBI frame- D.R.Congo

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Seldom HOLO NZAMBI frame- D.R.Congo

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From the 1940's - Good condition. Collection Gaetan Schoonbroodt

Rare and Seldom Holo Nzambi frame from the nzo santu house- D.R.C. Congo. Sold with a stand. Gaetan Schoonbroodt collection.

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Height: 32 cm and thin 0.5cm to 2 cm, and large 15 cm.
Condition: Dry patina, Brown patina. Custom made stand included.

Origin: The mask comes from the Holo tribe, Congo near Angola and around the Lake Tanganika.
Provenance: Gaetan Schoonbroodt, Verviers, Belgium.
Typical for the Holo those figures in frame reminds of the Christ figure, and serve as lucky charm decoration in the house and the owner consult it for advice. (Neyt, 1982).
Compare withe one sold at Christies in 2013 that sold for 8125€ : http://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/cadre-holo-nzambiholo-frame-nzambi-sud-ouest-de-5745862-details.aspx
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The Holo people were exposed to the Catholic imagery from missionaries since the 16th-17th century. Based on Catholic icons of the crucifixion, these figures with outstretched arms in a square frame are called Santu Nzambi or Nzo Santu. They where made until middle-20th.

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