mid 20th century - Good condition, used with some signs of wear
|Ethnic group/ culture:||Bakota|
|Material:||Beads, Copper, Wood|
|Period:||mid 20th century|
|Condition:||Good condition, used with some signs of wear|
|Sold with stand:||No|
A stunning large container from the Kota tribe. The Kota worship the relics of the ancestors, this worship formed the core of the religious and social life of the family. These containers were used for ancestor worship and for storing parts of the ancestors. A Bwete image is waiting for the containers like this one. Copper was used because it is associated with long life and power. In addition to the beautiful Bwete statue on top of the container, this container also has 3 relics on the side of the container that have also been processed with copper.
The storage container has a beautiful age patina with traces of tribal use.
Provenance: former private collection from Belgium. Collected in the period 1953 - 1959 (More details provided to buyer).
Sold with a certificate of authenticity.
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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|Feedback score:||99.2% (628 reviews)|
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Received. Wonderful! Thank you very much! Highly recommended seller.
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.after a waiting period of 16 days the lot has never arrived and the seller cannot give us information. I would say that the seller is bad and unreliable.Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.Update 12/9
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