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Ancestor figure - Wood - Lwalwa - Congo DRC

Lot reference 28557853
Ancestor figure - Wood - Lwalwa - Congo DRC

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mid 20th century - Good condition, used with some signs of wear

Object: Ancestor figure (More lots)
Ethnic group/ culture: Lwalwa
Region/ country: Congo DRC
Material: Wood
Period: mid 20th century
Condition: Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand: No
Dimensions: 38×12×10 cm
Weight: 1400 g

Old wooden ancestor figure from the LWALWA tribe of D.R. Congo.
The LWALWA tribe is related to the LULUA and live around the frontier with Angola. They are of KETE origin and come in close contact with the LUNDA people during the 17th century (The tribal Arts of Africa, Jean-Baptiste Bacquart p. 181).

Lwalwa artistic output epitomizes the use of geometric abstraction in African art. This particular figure with its contrasting simple geometric planes, has a strength and power beyond its basic form.
The face has a typical enlarged nose, a protruding mouth and slanted eyes set under a deeply domed forehead. Beautiful covered with black kaolin. Contains a crack in the wood around the right shoulder due to aging.

Provenance: Ex private collection from Belgium.

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).

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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 and other interesting items visit our website: Asian African Art from the Netherlands (Vessem).

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  • Arrived safely yesterday-packed in good protected materials. Item was as promised.

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  • The item is as described and the packaging was really perfect. It's always hard to ship delicate objects, so I'm happy they did a really good job on this one. I'm 100% satisfied.

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  • These archer bands are often faked but this does look as though it has some age and proper usage.. so hopefully okay. I hope their is more information on the Belgian private collection provenance! CX

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