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Funerary figurine - NGATA - D.R. Congo (99 cm)

Lot reference 19385245

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Current bid $192
Next minimum bid $204
Location: Netherlands
Auction fee: 9% of the winning bid
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$192 Bidder 1180
18-07-2018 20:08:05
$174 Bidder 1180
14-07-2018 21:39:11
$139 Bidder 1180
14-07-2018 21:38:56

First half XXth, collected mid 20th century - Good condtion

Except a few rare little figurines and some wooden knives, the NGATA statuary is related to complex funerary rituals depending on the age and the “occupation” of the deceased. The most famous sculptures are large and rare anthropomorphic wooden polychrome figurines, also called “coffins” of “reliquary guardians”.
The item presented here is of a small size (intended for children) with an expression which is both penetrating and motionless. Both the colors and the geometrical designs refer to the traditional symbolic of the numerous African communities.
Considered the age overall good condition with traces of wear and tear. Powerfull face expression, nicely covered with several colors around the body.

Dimensions: High 99 x Wide 19 x Depth 15 cm
Weight: 3400 gram

Provenance: Ex private collection from Belgium. Collected in the period 1953 - 1959 (More details provided to buyer).
Sold with a certificate of authenticity.

Shipping within 24 hours after the payment is received. Tracking number will be provided. Signature upon delivery. Fully insured.
May as well be viewed and picked up at the Asian African Art Gallery in Vessem (NL).

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United States $233.16
Austria $23.32
Belgium $18.65
Canada $233.16
Denmark $23.32
France $23.32
Germany $18.65
Ireland $29.15
Italy $24.48
Luxembourg $20.98
Netherlands $13.99
Norway $116.58
Poland $29.15
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Spain $24.48
Sweden $27.98
Switzerland $116.58
United Kingdom $20.98
Rest of Europe $116.58
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