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Hand bow with 3 arrows and quiver - PYMGMEES - D.R. Congo

Lot reference 11370053

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Mid 20th century - Reasonable condition

Very nice PYGMY hand bow with original tension (bamboo!) and stoppers on the ends. (no wood worm etc.)
The length is 103 cm. With its quiver in wild leather with stopper enabling to close it. Comes with a carrying strap.
There are 3 arrows in the quiver one of them has a split in the length. Dimensions: Length 63 cm Width approx. 6 cm.
Brought back by a miner from the Congo who worked for the Union Minière du Haut Katanga.
I have posted some pictures of him taken from his albums (not included). I can send them to you by mail.
I have posted a picture of a Pygmy with a bow in his hand standing next to a white person for illustration.
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Feedback score: 99.3%
Reviews given: 150
Member since: March 8, 2015
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    Very nice items, perfect to enlarge my collection. Thank you !
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    DeesseT December 10, 2017

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    Heel correcte afhandeling! Hartelijk dank.
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    PeatyPete December 8, 2017

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    Beau masque Pwo/Chokwe
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    lovviere December 7, 2017

  • Both lots are beautiful and correspond exactly to the description and pictures provided by the seller. Fast delivery and very good packaging. Very professional service altogether.

    palves December 7, 2017

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    The item was correct and the packaging good enough. The documentation was not in English. The item's true value was not stated, instead the number was 500€ (which I assume is the insurance maximum).
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    Achernov November 14, 2017

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    Hi, the true value is much higher than the Price you payed for it, the indicated Price on the shipping document has no effect on you, but the shipping compagny is perhaps more carefull. The Certificate is alway's in Dutch, as i am a Dutch seller, just as the discription on Catawiki is also in Dutch, nowhere i write that the ( free ) Certificate would be in English
    You are Pleased with the item, and the Packaging was good, i Delivered as quickly as possible so i can not understand why you don't be a sport and give a positive feedback. Best Africanart.
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