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Belt - Cauris - Shoowa-Kuba - Congo

Lot reference 25158787
Belt - Cauris - Shoowa-Kuba - Congo

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Current bid $134
Next minimum bid $146
Location: Belgium
Auction fee: 9% of the winning bid
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$134 Bidder 0708
21-03-2019 20:22:00
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mid 20th century - Excellent condition, barely used with minimal signs of wear

Object: Belt (More lots)
Ethnic group/ culture: Shoowa-Kuba
Region/ country: Congo
Material: Cauris
Period: mid 20th century
Condition: Excellent condition, barely used with minimal signs of wear
Sold with stand: No
Dimensions: 0×10×220 cm

Our long "Cauries-belt" was worn around the waist by Notables of the Court, during festivities (see photo).
Caurieschelpen (and especially the big ones) a money/exchange value and it illustrated the dominant position of the owner.

Ex. Colonial collection. Belgium.

Basis of woven raffia fibres.
Sewed on cowry shells (434 pieces!)
Both extremities hemmed with 12 cowry shells.
3 rows with glass beads.
Full length bordered with glass beads.

Exceptionally large belt!

Shipment with track & trace.

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Catawiki member since December 9, 2015, received 205 reviews in total (48 in last 12 months)

Feedback score: 100% (48 reviews)
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    Masque fantastique on dirait un masque gorille avec un nez de poulpe !,,
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    urolmaas June 4, 2019

  • Received, many thanks

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    Sehr schön, alles perfekt. Sehr gut verpackt
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    Very nice object, fair description, ultimate packaging, very fast shipping=very professional and creditable seller :)
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    palmyre May 19, 2019

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    Transaction parfaite, Emballage soigné Merci A+A+A+A+
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    Parfait. Merci pour cet envoi rapide et soigné.
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    maisonhilarion April 20, 2019

  • Perfect

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    urolmaas April 8, 2019

  • thanx a lot - arrived very quickly - all fine !

    user-0b7d0ba April 4, 2019

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    Precies zoals beschreven. Dikke pluim. Zeer goed verpakt en snelle verzending. Dank u wel.
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    Bien reçu, bien emballé, objet conforme a description.
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    porto-novo69 March 10, 2019

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    Fast delivery and very well, protected packaging.
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    Sehr schöne Maske, die äußerst zügig und wohlverpackt geliefert wurde. Alles in allem, sind wir - meine Frau und ich - als langjährige Sammler afrikanischer Stammeskunst sehr zufreiden.
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    Objet conforme aux photos, envoi rapide et bien emballé.
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    Afromuse de verkoper heeft een mooi beeldje geleverd dat volledig voldeed aan de verwachtingen, snel verzonden en veilig verpakt.
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    Het duurde erg lang vanaf post Brussel intern.
    Het weekend zat er tussen daarna duurde het nog vijf werkdagen.Voordat het pakketje op mijn adres geleverd was.
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United States $37.05
Austria $37.05
Belgium $11.75
Denmark $37.05
Finland $37.05
France $18.52
Germany $18.52
Italy $37.05
Luxembourg $18.52
Netherlands $18.52
Poland $37.05
Portugal $37.05
Spain $37.05
Switzerland $37.05
United Kingdom $18.52
Rest of Europe $37.05
Anywhere else $74.32

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