Early 20th century - Reasonable condition, one foot missing
A fine Hemba Kusu male figure from Congo, with a cavity at the top.
Unusually charismatic expression and finely carved beard, with a cavity on the front of the head. Square-shouldered body, with the hands resting on the stomach. One foot has been eaten by termites.
Fine, glossy patina.
Provenance: From the Belgian Congregation of the sisters of O.L.V.-ten-Bunderen (The picture is from 1928), who were active in the Kasai region from 1923 to 1996.
31 cm in height (34 cm incl. base)
Sold with written description of the tribe and private review by David Norden.
May be viewed or picked up in David Norden's Buy African Antiques Shop in Antwerp, by appointment.
Free shipping. Sent by registered and insured mail up to €500 with Track & Trace (additional insurance by request).
Please note: seller guarantees this item's authenticity.
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Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically. Would you like to see an automatic translation?great headrest, very quick shipping, always again thanks !!!
Fantastic pieces, great communication and fast delivery. Great guy, Thank you
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically. Would you like to see an automatic translation?L'achat n'a pu être finalisé mais le vendeur m'a appelé et j'ai accepté ses explications franches et le remboursement.
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Reclamar a Catawiki a la menor incidencia. La figura llegó mal embalada y rota!. He tenido que devolverla al vendedor y este "señor" no ha querido reembolsarme los gastos. Mal profesional.Accidents can happen during transport. the feets of a terracota figure broke during transport.Client has been paid back.
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