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Lwena figure - Angola

Lot reference 1234121
Lwena figure - Angola

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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).

Please note: seller guarantees this item's authenticity.

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Feedback score: 98.9%
Reviews given: 88
Member since: July 1, 2014
  • Excellent seller, transaction went perfect as always. Highly recommended!

    alexander2404 March 4, 2018

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    andreasrit January 18, 2018

  • Excellent seller as always. Highly recommended.

    alexander2404 January 7, 2018

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