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47. HEMBA Kusu Male Figure - D.R. Congo

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$ 2,431 Bidder 1051
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$ 2,162 Bidder 9224
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$ 1,945 Bidder 1051
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$ 1,837 Bidder 9224
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$ 1,675 Bidder 1051
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$ 1,567 Bidder 9224
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18-01-2015 20:53:30

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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Feedback score: 98.5%
Reviews given: 66
Member since: July 1, 2014
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    great headrest, very quick shipping, always again thanks !!!

    Wodimi March 14, 2017

  • Fantastic pieces, great communication and fast delivery. Great guy, Thank you

    ExquisiteAfricanArt March 6, 2017

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    L'achat n'a pu être finalisé mais le vendeur m'a appelé et j'ai accepté ses explications franches et le remboursement.

    pierreguerin2 February 19, 2017

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    Transaction parfaite

    PRIMDAN February 10, 2017

  • 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.

    kiti14 January 30, 2017

    Response by seller
    Accidents can happen during transport. the feets of a terracota figure broke during transport.Client has been paid back.

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