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Sculpture - Wood - Hemba - Luba - Congo DRC

Lot reference 24196371
Sculpture - Wood - Hemba - Luba - Congo DRC

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Current bid $190
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Location: Antwerpen (Belgium)
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1st half 20th century - In poor condition with signs of heavy wear & tear or damaged parts

Object: Sculpture (More lots)
Indigenous object name: Hemba
Ethnic group/ culture: Luba
Region/ country: Congo DRC
Material: Wood
Period: 1st half 20th century
Condition: In poor condition with signs of heavy wear & tear or damaged parts
Sold with stand: Yes
Dimensions: 28×14×13 cm

Hemba Ancestor Figure.
NO PRICE LIMIT.
Size: 28 cm
Provenance: Collected in situ at the end of the 60's by a Dutch collector.

The hole on top is filled with resin offerings honouring the ancestor. Insect damages made the lower back missing ( see images- nothing alive ) Dry patina, slightly shining beard, lips and nose.

The Hemba people live in the southeast of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and are farmers and hunters.
They live in vast plains surrounded by mountains.
Only since the mid-1970s, François Neyt identified the Hemba statuary as different style than that of the Luba.

In the seventeenth century, Hemba societies were developing east of the Luba.

Hemba ancestor figures are regarded as one of the finest expressions of African art. Because of their cubism and well balanced proportions.

Age: early to mid XXth-century.

NO PRICE LIMIT, 25€ Pack and Ship worldwide.

This finely carved Hemba is guaranteed genuine by David Norden a dealer with more than 25 years experience, and not made for decoration.
It is coming from a private Belgian collection.
A written description and the stand ( when available) will be included in your package.

If you want come see it, or pick it up in Antwerp, otherwise you'll get FREE delivery worldwide, and a WRITTEN DESCRIPTION in each package. All my picture are as close to the original object as possible, and I always take pictures of cracks in the wood without trying to hide them and details. What you see is what you get.

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    David Norden toujours positif, correct ! A big African Art dealer.
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    solSOL April 29, 2019

  • Beautiful sculpture, pleased with the objects, couldn't ask for more... Buy here with confidence from great tribal art dealer 5 star service!!

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    Bellissima maschera!!! Transazione perfetta...Grazie!
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    tribe April 21, 2019

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    Mooi beeld, altijd zeer vriendelijke en deskundige uitleg van David Norden.
    Hartelijk dank
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    Josbelde March 13, 2019

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    Very nice figures
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    Oliver84 February 28, 2019

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    Ein sehr schönes Stück, das zügig geliefert wurde.
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    très bien. beau masque.
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    Perfect verpakt,snelle levering ,goede verkoper.
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    regulus007 October 24, 2018

  • Never a problem with David after years of purchasing. Quality
    and condition always as described.

    rickandnan October 12, 2018

  • I received the Tchokwe pipe I ordered from David Norden of Antwerpen in excellent condition and less than two weeks after purchasing it at auction on Catawiki.

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    Hartelijk dank voor de mooie kuba cup,alles zeer gunstig verlopen.
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    Josbelde September 22, 2018

  • Superb pieces from a preeminently reputable and reliable dealer

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    A really beautiful specimen that will find a nice place in my collection. Very friendly and professional contact with the seller.
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    Superbe objet authentique,vendeur très aimable et compétent.
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    lucgerrits August 14, 2018

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    excellent emballage
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    un sans faute , c'est rare !!

    mille mercis
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    stephaneolivier August 14, 2018

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