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Prestigious stool Certificate (1) - Wood - Kongo - Kongo Bakongo - DR Congo

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Prestigious stool Certificate (1) - Wood - Kongo - Kongo Bakongo - DR Congo

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Location: Belgium
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1st half 20th century - Very good condition, slightly used with small signs of wear

Total nr of items: 1
Object: Prestigious stool Certificate
Indigenous object name: Kongo
Ethnic group/ culture: Kongo Bakongo
Region/ country: DR Congo
Material: Wood
Period: 1st half 20th century
Condition: Very good condition, slightly used with small signs of wear
Sold with stand: No
Dimensions: 30×22×21 cm
Weight: 1980 g

Very Lovely Stool of Prestige from the Kongo/Bakongo Ethnic Group of the Democratic Republic of Congo
It represents a feminine figure supporting a plate used as seat, the base serve as foot for the stool.
Around the waist, there is a necklace of beads and little wooden discs.
With the presence of 6 copperplated nails on the seat.

It must date back to the early or middle of the 20th century.

Very good condition given its age, wonderful patina.
Please note the age-related crack on the backside.

It will be sent with a certificate of authenticity signed by an appraiser of African art.

Shipment in double cardboard with track & trace.
I sell several African pieces on Catawiki. Grouped shipment is possible.

In many cultures of the Democratic Republic of Congo, stools of leaders are important symbols of power and authority. Most peoples of DRC trace succession and inheritance through the female lineage, and as a result, caryatid figures supporting the chief’s stools usually represent women.

The Kongo or Bakongo form a people from central Africa. The Kongo form a people from central Africa, mainly established in the south of the Republic of Congo in the regions of Pool, Bouenza, Niari, Lekoumou and Kouilou, in the provinces of Bas-Congo and Bandundu in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and in a part of Angola. At the late 20th century, their population was estimated at approximately 10 million of people.

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    ARIEL166 September 5, 2019

  • Excellent, very safely wrapped. Mask even nicer than in pictures. Thank you very much.

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  • The piece was not what I expected. However, I must highlight the wonderful response and great effort that Bernard went to to ensure that I was refunded and satisfied! He was a pleasure to deal with.

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