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Wooden shield - NGOMBE - D.R. Congo (141 cm!)

Lot reference 22167777
Wooden shield - NGOMBE - D.R. Congo (141 cm!)

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Current bid $159
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Location: Netherlands
Auction fee: 9% of the winning bid
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Mid XXth century - Good condition

Impressive wooden shield from the NGOMBE people of D.R. Congo.
The 120,000 NGOMBE live scattered along the banks of the Lualaba river. The artistic style of their carvings relates to the NGBAKA and NGBANDI, but is less refined and more geometric. Stools inlaid with copper nails are rare and were used as prestige objects.

NGOMBE cane work with dark patina, of elongated, oval form, rattan frame, woven in several crisscross layers of reed and small slats, it was held together with rattan fibres to form a tight wickerwork.
Unique piece in a good condition. At the downside of the shield the can work is bit broken. Please have a good look on the added pictures.

Dimensions: Height 141 x Width 41 x Depth 10 cm
Weight: 4000 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).

Asian African Art is a gallery specialized in authentic ethnographic art from varied tribes in Africa and Asia, based in the Netherlands.
Besides the ethnographic art, we have a specialism in golden collectible coins.

For more info: Asian African Art in Vessem (NL)

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