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Small stool of Prestige at Caryatid - Songye - D.R. Congo

Lot reference 20248509
Small stool of Prestige at Caryatid - Songye - D.R. Congo

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Current bid $115
Next minimum bid $127
Location: Belgium
Auction fee: 9% of the winning bid
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$115 Bidder 7319
13-08-2018 23:27:43
$57 Bidder 9436
10-08-2018 19:10:58

2nd half of the 20th century - Very nice condition

It is particularly interesting to see how far a sculptor, working in accordance with the artistic canons of a society, can push its limits while producing a work accepted by his community. The architectural qualities of the Songye sculpture are evident in this beautiful stool of prestige. It was designed by a master sculptor who worked between 1950 and 1970. The Songye prestige stools are like those used by their neighbours, the Luba. J. D. Flam considers that the caryatids are symbolic ancestors, a link between the living and the dead, an affirmation of the power of the leader and of ancestral continuity


Provenance: private Belgian collection.
Dating: the 1965s.
Size: 18 x 16 cm
Material: wood.

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  • Arrived safely, on time, very well wrapped up and beautiful piece of art

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United States $40.58
Austria $22.03
Belgium $10.43
Canada $40.58
Denmark $22.03
France $13.91
Germany $16.23
Ireland $22.03
Italy $22.03
Luxembourg $16.23
Netherlands $16.23
Norway $33.62
Poland $27.82
Portugal $25.51
Spain $22.03
Sweden $27.82
Switzerland $31.30
United Kingdom $16.23
Rest of Europe $37.68
Anywhere else $71.88

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