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Beautiful antelope mask - KWELE BWETI - Gabon /Congo

Lot reference 17807191

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Current bid $7
Next minimum bid $9
Location: Belgium
Auction fee: 9% of the winning bid
Shipping to United States: $69.95
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$7 Bidder 8760
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circa 1950 - in good condition

Beautiful antelope mask - KWELE - Gabon

circa 1950 - in good condition

Mask representing the red antelope with its characteristic horns. For kwele this totemic and blessed animal is linked to initiation rites.

Superb stylization of volumes, all finesse and subtlety, a rare elegance.
Amazing patina of very old use which gives off an enigmatic and catchy charm.


Provenance : it was a present from my great-uncle to my grand mother when he was leaving Africa in 1930 .
Weight :620 gr
Dim. : 60X 20 cm

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Feedback score: 96.8%
Reviews given: 231
Member since: March 23, 2015
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    Goede ervaring, klein puntje van kritiek is dat de verkoper niet open staat voor ophaling. Dat zou alles net iets makkelijker gemaakt hebben.
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    user-b57aed5 July 12, 2018

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    mooie dispenser , charmante verkoper !
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    user-84cd5ee July 11, 2018

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    Item received. Many thanks
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    FORANELL July 10, 2018

  • two orders were received separately in two parcels ...gilt bronze current rack and wooden needle case ...both are in good condition, despite overcharge of freight cost for the very small needle case

    LeeandArt2017 July 10, 2018

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    Netjes verpakt en snel thuis
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    arnoldjorwillem July 9, 2018

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United States $69.95
Austria $46.63
Belgium $20.98
Canada $69.95
Denmark $46.63
France $29.15
Germany $29.15
Ireland $46.63
Italy $46.63
Luxembourg $46.63
Netherlands $29.15
Norway $46.63
Poland $46.63
Portugal $46.63
Spain $46.63
Sweden $46.63
Switzerland $46.63
United Kingdom $29.15
Rest of Europe $52.46
Anywhere else $69.95

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