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Relics figure - Wood brass and copper sheet - Bwiiti - Kota - Gabon

Lot reference 26061623
Relics figure - Wood brass and copper sheet - Bwiiti - Kota - Gabon

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Good condition, used with some signs of wear

Object: Relics figure
Indigenous object name: Bwiiti
Ethnic group/ culture: Kota
Region/ country: Gabon
Material: Wood brass and copper sheet
Condition: Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand: Yes
Dimensions: 50×21×8 cm

Head sculpture of the Kota, a so-called Bwiiti, a relic guardian figure for the protection of the bones of the deceased based on the religious ancestral cult. In oval shape, artfully covered with an arrangement of brass and copper stripes, creating a very lively colour and material structure.

Reference: Africa Art and Culture Ethnological Museum Berlin, Prestel Verlag ; Kecskesi : art from ancient Africa, Penguin Verlag 1982

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    perfectly shipped, thanks a lot
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