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Figurine - Wood - Teke - Congo

Lot reference 28609041

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Mid 20th century - in good condition, used with visible signs of wear and tear.

Object: Sculpture (More lots)
Ethnic group/ culture: Teke
Region/ country: Congo
Material: Wood
Period: Early 20th century
Condition: Fair condition, used with visible signs of wear
Sold with stand: No
Dimensions: 31×12×13 cm

Our "Biteke" Fetish figurine has glued cowry shells as eyes and is completely wrapped with textile rags apart from the head.
Under the wrapping is the "Bonga"-magical load that could only be applied by the "Maganga" priest.

Ex. Colonial collection. Dr. Dandoy. Bruxelles (in situ ca. 1935).

Semi hard wood type.
Sweaty, dark brown black oil patina.
Wrapped in light textile.
Insect damage to the face.
Indigenous resin restoration underneath the foot.
Here and there traces of white kaolin powder on the textile.

Beautiful, very old Teke-Fetish!

Will be sent with Track & Trace.

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Catawiki member since December 9, 2015, received 218 reviews in total (55 in last 12 months)

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    user-6ab0a03 July 5, 2019

  • Through no fault of the seller, the Eskimo mask got stuck indefinitely in the French post office system.
    I had to cancel the order, regrettably, it looked like a fine object.

    ctual June 27, 2019

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    urolmaas June 4, 2019

  • Received, many thanks

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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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    maisonhilarion April 20, 2019

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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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    Lezambi March 22, 2019

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Germany $18.36
Luxembourg $18.36
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Rest of Europe $36.71
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