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HEMBA Kusu Male Figure - D.R. Congo

Lot reference 1233267

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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).

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Reviews given: 79
Member since: July 1, 2014
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    KaptanKrunch November 12, 2017

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    Toujours du Grand D.Norden = Très beau masque Goli avec belle patine d'utilisation- pigments rouges intenses-FANTASTIQUE
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    lovviere October 18, 2017

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    Alles perfect in orde. Zeer goede aankoop.
    Nogmaals dank. Jos belde
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    Josbelde October 9, 2017

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    Allways perfect transactions, excellent seller.
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    fernando4878 August 31, 2017

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    Ce masque Guere/Wobe dégage à la fois force et sérénité. De plus le masque a été livré en 24h chrono!!! Du jamais vu......
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    lovviere August 24, 2017

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