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Mangbetu - carved male bust and female bust - ebony

Lot reference 16858799

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First half of the 20th century, D.R. Congo

Beautifully tooled busts carved from 1 piece of ebony, from the former Belgian colony the Congo This sculpture represents a male bust of the Mangbetu tribe. These kind of statues were brought to Belgium around 1935 shortly before the war, by early colonials and were carved on commission in the Congo.

Dimensions: male bust
Height 39 cm
Width 14 cm
5.4 kg

Dimensions: female bust
Height 30 cm
Width 13 cm
2.2 kg

In good condition, see photos Some cracks due to old age

Will be shipped with track and trace.

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United States $50.93
Austria $32.30
Belgium $9.94
Canada $50.93
Denmark $32.30
France $23.60
Germany $21.12
Ireland $32.30
Italy $31.05
Luxembourg $21.12
Netherlands $18.63
Norway $32.30
Poland $32.30
Portugal $32.30
Spain $27.33
Sweden $32.30
Switzerland $32.30
United Kingdom $55.90
Rest of Europe $32.30
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