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Janiform dignitary staff - Songye - Congo DRC

Lot reference 29410247

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1st half 20th century - Vintage - used with visible signs of wear

Object: Janiform dignitary staff
Region/ country: Congo DRC
Material: Songye
Period: 1st half 20th century
Condition: Vintage - used with visible signs of wear
Sold with stand: No
Dimensions: 47×4×0 cm

47 x 4 cm.
Former Blaise Tribal Art, Brussels.
Wood, tapestry nails.

Chief’s staff topped by a janiform figure reminding the Nkishi power statuettes.
We can easily recognise the Songye cubist style.
Little faces are also present on the handle. Rare object of very beautiful craftsmanship.
We can typically find tapestry nails on very ancient pieces, like this dignitary’s staff or on knives’ pommels for example.
Wonderful patina.

Shipment within 24 working hours.
Track and trace included.
With acknowledgement of receipt.

Tags: mask, figurine, sculpture, figure, statuette, wood, art, contemporary, first, primitive, tribal, African, antiquity, artwork, gallery, Picasso, Giacometti, art gallery, African art, cubism.

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Catawiki member since April 6, 2018, received 156 reviews in total (123 in last 12 months)

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    Everithing Ok Informations and expedition. Thanks from Portugal
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    TajMalabar November 6, 2019

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    Très bonne transaction. Excellent vendeur. Objet de qualité.
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    22yves November 6, 2019

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    Très bonne transaction. Excellent vendeur. Objet de qualité.
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    22yves November 6, 2019

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    Tal como se describe. Todo bien. Rapidez en el envío. Gracias
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    Bonne réception, tout est parfait!
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    Oliver84 October 30, 2019

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    Bel objet, envoi rapide, bien emballé. Merci.
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    courlade October 26, 2019

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    Het pakketje hebben ze gisterenavond niet bezorgd. Ben extra huis gebleven. Nu schrijven ze dat het vandaag bezorgd wordt!!! Dus bezorger is nog onderweg!
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    dalsum October 26, 2019

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    objet OK. Bien emballé +++++
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    artdivers34 October 25, 2019

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    Très beau masque, longtemps désiré, correspond vraiment à ce que j'attendais. Merci
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    user-14222e4 October 25, 2019

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    Maschera molto interessante, imballaggio perfetto, complimenti
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    amatore46 October 24, 2019

  • have received the piece in best order and very fast

    rustlerconsult October 23, 2019

  • Thanks. Excellent experience and nice item.

    KaptanKrunch October 22, 2019

  • sorry for my late answer, I had been a few days away: nice item, safe delivery, perfect!

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    ranat1947 October 14, 2019

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    Objet parfait
    Livraison un peu longue ....
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    SOLO34 October 11, 2019

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    L extremite du nez de masque punu est arrivée cassée, ce défaut n apparait pas sur les photos, ce qui déprécie la valeur intrinsèque et la beauté de ce masque. L emballage était pourtant très correct
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  • TRES BONNE TRANSACTION. MERCI.

    user-0e62fea October 6, 2019

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    Hartelijk dank voor het mooie aanbod! Zeer snelle verzending en goed verpakt. Ik ben heel tevreden met mijn aankoop
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    Joachim1 October 5, 2019

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    Very fast delivery and very pleased with my acquisitions.
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    Joachim1 October 5, 2019

  • received lot in good time in good order

    rustlerconsult October 4, 2019

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    Colis conforme envoyé dans les temps
    A recommander
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    user-47a4a2d October 3, 2019

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    Achat satisfaisant - Certificat d'authenticité/ancienneté souhaité conforme à la description de l'obejt
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    christianpotin October 1, 2019

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    Envoi ultra rapide, très bien emballé. Dommage , il y a quelques éclats dans le masque qui est en terre. Bel objet
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    user-d5a5b13 October 1, 2019

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    Achat globalement satisfaisant dans l'ensemble. Valeur d'enchères quelque peu surévaluée par les experts.
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    christianpotin September 21, 2019

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    Na een misverstand mijnerzijds annuleerde ik de aankoop. Verkoper heeft dit geaccepteerd. Hartelijk dank voor de medewerking en belofte van restitutie.
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    user-b1d04b2 September 17, 2019

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