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

HEMBA Kusu Male Figure - D.R. Congo

Lot reference 1233267

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$ 2,393 Bidder 9224
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$ 2,152 Bidder 1051
18-01-2015 20:57:51
$ 2,033 Bidder 9224
18-01-2015 20:56:51
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18-01-2015 20:55:27
$ 1,734 Bidder 9224
18-01-2015 20:54:26
$ 1,578 Bidder 1051
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: 98.6%
Reviews given: 74
Member since: July 1, 2014
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    Allways perfect transactions, excellent seller.

    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......

    lovviere August 24, 2017

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    Cette statuette de notableKuba est une belle pièce, incontestable, mais rien ne justifie un tel prix.

    lovviere August 9, 2017

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    D.Norden est un excellent vendeur.LA qualité est là/ Le couple Dogon est d'une élégance simple/Le Songye et les3 Teke Mbuti rivalisent par leur authenticité

    lovviere July 22, 2017

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    Perfecte service en documentatie.

    urolmaas July 19, 2017

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