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Kifwebe mask - SONGYE - LUBA - D.R. Congo

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$ 183 Bidder 7198
16-08-2017 21:29:57
$ 171 Bidder 7016
16-08-2017 21:29:50
$ 170 Bidder 7198
16-08-2017 21:29:50
$ 158 Bidder 7016
16-08-2017 13:19:36
$ 146 Bidder 2444
16-08-2017 13:19:36
$ 117 Bidder 2444
15-08-2017 12:55:25
$ 111 Bidder 2593
12-08-2017 22:59:31

Mid 20th century - Reasonably good condition

Authentic male KIFWEBE mask of the SONGYE/LUBA tribe - D.R. Congo Rare piece! WITH DOUBLE EYES!
Such a mask with double eyes can only be found in the border area of the Songye with the LUBA, also have a look at the round mouth.
Large mask. Dimensions: Height: 47 cm - Width 25 cm. Depth 19 cm Weight 1.100 grams Comes without stand.
The mask has a unique line pattern and has a predominantly black and white colour of kaolin clay.
There are clear traces of wear and tear inherent to tribal use. (have a good look at the pictures which are part of the description)
The holes around have different diameters and have clearly been made by hand. The inside also has a beautiful patina that is related to use.
In a modern interior this mask will really come to its right thanks to its almost modernist look!
Part of a small specialized SONGYE collection:
Brought back by a Belgian mining engineer, who worked in the copper and malachite mining for the Union Minière du Haut Katanga.
I have posted some pictures from his photo album that are not included.
Comes with a description and a picture of AFRICANART.
Registered shipment.

Nl AFRICANART  

Feedback score: 99.2%
Reviews given: 126
Member since: March 8, 2015
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    prima, zoals beschreven

    BAKONGO August 4, 2017

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    Bijzonder ingenomen met mijn aankoop. Er zijn ouderdoms verschijnselen beschadigingen en gebruikssporen maar dat stond in de beschrijving. Hoort bij oude Afrikaanse stukken! Helemaal TOP!

    Umbertozonocera June 29, 2017

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    Todo muy bien, buen maaterial muy bien embalado y con certificado, muy buena experiencia

    DidoRG June 16, 2017

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    Mauvaise transaction. Chaise (mal) rapiécée en 5 endroits.
    Non indiqué dans la description. Non visible sur les photos. Retour impossible.
    Vendeur à éviter

    laurentgaby June 6, 2017

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    Dear Laurent Grenet, you did not check track&trace and accuse me? You did not read the description? I was very clear about the condition: multiple repairs, traces of longtime use, general condition: reasonable. I referred to the pictures as they are an important part of the description in my tekst, you did not read that?You did not look at the pictures , all the details were well visible. Your claim is false!
    And why did you wait to so long, until Catawiki could not undo the transaktion anymore? I would have taken the item back without any problem as i alway's do. All my previous feedback's were extremely positive ( 118 )
    Can all my other buyers be wrong ore are you not so reliable? At first You send me a mail mail , you did not receive the item..I look at T&T and mail you the date, the place and the time you picked it up, so this was you're first lie! And I got no answer for a whole week.
    ( you still don't answer this question! )You're second lie is that i did not mention the condition of the item in my tekst, but i did.
    How can anyone protect himself against lying buyers like you? At the end you even try to blackmail me by threatening
    me to leave behind a negative feedback, and so you did. So be it.
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    très bien reçu, objet correspondant +++++

    artdivers34 May 23, 2017

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Shipping costs

Austria $ 24.64
Belgium $ 24.64
Canada $ 39.89
Switzerland $ 24.64
Germany $ 24.64
Denmark $ 24.64
Spain $ 24.64
France $ 24.64
United Kingdom $ 39.89
Ireland $ 24.64
Italy $ 24.64
Luxembourg $ 24.64
Netherlands $ 10.09
Norway $ 24.64
Poland $ 24.64
Portugal $ 24.64
Sweden $ 24.64
United States $ 39.89
Rest of Europe $ 28.16
Rest of the World $ 39.89

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