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Couple wooden ancestor figures and wall mask - FANG Tribe - Gabon

Lot reference 19378541

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Current bid $23
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Location: Netherlands
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Late 20th century - Good condition

These object were made by the Fang people living in Gabon, Africa.

The couple ancestors were placed in the chiefs hut to honour the deceased ancestors.
The mask would have been attached in a wall in a mens house and would be used in special ceremonies and is decorated with brass plates.

Height couple: 50 cm
Weight couple: 302 grams
Height mask: 54 cm
Weight mask 385 grams
Stand mask not included, it has a hook to hang.
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Feedback score: 99.7%
Reviews given: 378
Member since: November 14, 2014
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    Ik heb het Item in goede orde en tevredenheid ontvangen
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    johannesbatista2 July 21, 2018

  • El penacho de plumas de la máscara no vino suficientemente protegido y 6 de ellas llegaron quebradas; el producto no llegó pues "all in perfect condition", lo cual reduce significativamente su valor

    user-33fcd40 July 4, 2018

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    Plutôt négatif... L'objet est vraiment de petite qualité. Bois très léger et aucune patine. Juste un peu de cirage. Les photos ont beaucoup trop embelli l'objet. Bref, je suis déçu. Dommage.
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    gadielle June 22, 2018

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    Thank you for the feedback, the description of the lot was correct and complete. It was dated the end of the 20th century and the weight and dimensions were mentioned. I also did not talk about patina and the defect was described. Did you not read the description?
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    Fausto3 June 20, 2018

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