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40. Lwena figure - Angola

Lwena figure - Angola

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$ 337 Bidder 4005
14-01-2015 21:38:25
$ 168 Bidder 7266
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$ 140 Bidder 3963
11-01-2015 13:27:35
$ 112 Bidder 7266
10-01-2015 20:55:06
$ 56 Bidder 9111
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Early 20th century - Good condition

Intriguing face with coffee beans for eyes. The arms are bent, with the finely carved hands resting at the sides.

Lwena figurine with yellow - brown patina, and scarification on the stomach in a diamond pattern. Cubist design.

Provenance: Collection of Gaëtan Schoonbroodt in Verviers, Belgium.

From the interwar period.

The Lwena people Living near the Zambian border are related to the Tchokwe kingdom and sustain themselves by fishing at the source of the Zambeze River, in Angola. Their art is refined and more rare than Tchokwe art.

Size: 24 cm incl. stand

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: 67
Member since: July 1, 2014
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    Vendeur de haut niveau, service parfait

    PRIMDAN April 8, 2017

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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

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