1st half 20th century - Vintage - used with visible signs of wear
|Region/ country:||Congo DRC|
|Period:||1st half 20th century|
|Condition:||Vintage - used with visible signs of wear|
|Sold with stand:||No|
Provenance: private collection.
Dimensions: 35 x 13 cm.
The Kakungu sculptures which belong to initiates of the highest ranks of the Bukota (Metoko secret society), are used during the initiation ceremony and are exhibited on the tombs of members of a high rank, for a certain period. These indicate the rank and status, and usually represent the man and the woman. The word Kakungu would symbolise an elderly person, full of dignity, victim of witchcraft of ritual pollution.
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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 3, 2018, received 140 reviews in total (102 in last 12 months)
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Wonderful items, safe delivery, everything perfect1
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.Expéditeur sérieux. Malgré quelques déboires avec la poste (française je précise😉) le colis est arrivé en parfait état. L'objet est conforme aux photos. MerciJe vous remercie pour cet avis positif, heureux que le colis soit finalement arrivé à destination! A bientôt
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.prima gearriveerd. Masker klopt met foto's en beschrijvingBedankt voor je positieve mening, tot ziens hoop ik!
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.Achat satisfaisant.
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