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Beautiful African sculpture of wooden canoe with 8 warriors

Lot reference 12868415

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R.D. Congo - 1950s - in very good condition

This authentic African sculpture measures 115 cm in length and accommodates 8 warriors with their removable oars.
The first rower acts as a guide and the last rower acts as a chaperone.
The canoe itself is beautifully sculpted and decorated. The teeth inside the animal head are ivory.
Sculpture has a beautiful tropical wood patina.
Presumed origin from the the Lega tribe (Iginga)

The measurements are as follows: length of the canoe is ca. 115 cm. The height of the total sculpture (without the 2 pedestals) is approx. 40 cm.
The pedestals are 12 cm in height.
Width of the canoe is approx. 15 cm. The width of the total sculpture including oars is approx. 45 cm.
The photos are an integral part of the description.

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Reviews given: 289
Member since: April 30, 2015
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    nickel, produit comme descriptif, envoi soigné et sécurisé, merci :-)
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    MACK4 April 8, 2018

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    Bel objet, tel que sur photo, très satisfaite
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    Biollet March 6, 2018

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    MarioDaTos November 8, 2017

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    Das Bronzekreuz kam gut an und ich finde es sehr schön und passt gut in meine Sammlung
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    Benesch1 November 3, 2017

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