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abstract power figure - MBEMBE - Cameroon

Lot reference 17335439

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19th century or early 20th century - very good condition

interesting and abstract power figure or slit-gong - presumably from the Mbembe - made from hard wood with a good brown patina from long use.
In the cavity of the body of the figure there are some remains of white colored pigments, supposedly kaolin. There is another cavity at the back of the head which was obviously once closed - therefore probably the two holes on each side of the square opening.

The sculpture comes from a collection of African Art of an elderly lady in Hamburg. She assembled her collection mainly during the 1970s and 80s and bought the objects from art galleries in Germany as well as from other collectors, e.g. Dr.W.Nerlich.

height without base 45 cm

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Feedback score: 100.0
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Member since: August 3, 2015
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    user-9383906 September 21, 2018

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    Objet conforme, très bien emballé avec une livraison rapide.
    Super transaction.Merci
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    user-d533873 September 8, 2018

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    Great seller. Very glad with the statue. Fits perfect in my collection! Thanks a lot!
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    Truffaz September 7, 2018

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    joman55 August 24, 2018

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    Gourdet August 23, 2018

  • Old mask as described, good communication, good experience!

    michaeloehrl August 3, 2018

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    Très beau masque Kifwebe avec belle patine d'utilisation évidente
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    lovviere July 22, 2018

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    Vendeur particulièrement sérieux et courtois.
    L'objet vendu correspond exactement à sa description.
    Emballage soigné et livraison rapide.
    Un rêve qui est une réalité.
    Encore merci.
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    user-eb62385 July 14, 2018

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    Bel pezzo, spedizione rapida e efficiente, buona comunicazione. Complimenti!
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    Giovannimariacolombo1954--- July 12, 2018

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    bernarddarsch June 24, 2018

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    parfait, merci
    et très rapide
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    bx19break June 22, 2018

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    santantimo June 22, 2018

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    Tutto bene, grazie.
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    tatiefraise007 June 15, 2018

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    Mooi poppetje, in goede staat ontvangen. Bedankt!
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    Autenticidad June 12, 2018

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    Very good to deal with !!!
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    paulocerquinho June 7, 2018

  • items received thanks

    Masamba1957 June 2, 2018

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    la sculpture correspond bien au descriptif et aux photos nombreuses
    Parfaitement emballé
    Merci
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    CRICHOU May 25, 2018

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    user-d3ba8ee May 17, 2018

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    C'est une très belle pièce ! Parfait merci beaucoup
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    DavidC69 May 16, 2018

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    Beau masque, envoi rapide et sécurisé
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    Yannick5623 April 16, 2018

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    Livraison rapide mais ne suis pas emballé par cet achat.
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    Potard April 11, 2018

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    tatiefraise007 March 29, 2018

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