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Kakungu Statue - Metoko - Congo DRC

Lot reference 29974009

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

Object: Kakungu Statue
Region/ country: Congo DRC
Material: Metoko
Period: 1st half 20th century
Condition: Vintage - used with visible signs of wear
Sold with stand: No
Dimensions: 35×13×0 cm

Provenance: private collection.
Dimensions: 35 x 13 cm.
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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.
Visible repairs.

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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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    SaskiaJongbloet December 5, 2019

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    Un masque très finement sculpté expression parfaite de la qualité des artistes-artisans Baoulé. La Côte d'Ivoire au top!
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    Dankaertseeke November 27, 2019

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    Magnifique masque africain. Merci!
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    Envois rapide. Emballage soigné. Objet parfaitement conforme à la description. Excellent.
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    FE November 22, 2019

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    Correspond parfaitement à la description.
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    Expéditeur sérieux. Malgré quelques déboires avec la poste (française je précise😉) le colis est arrivé en parfait état. L'objet est conforme aux photos. Merci
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    Je vous remercie pour cet avis positif, heureux que le colis soit finalement arrivé à destination! A bientôt
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    chronogeek October 26, 2019

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    Bonjour,
    Masque intéressant de belle qualité.
    Je pensais que le support était livré avec l'œuvre, mais non …. Dommage mais ce n'est pas grave.
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    prima gearriveerd. Masker klopt met foto's en beschrijving
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    user-643b2f9 October 16, 2019

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    Bedankt voor je positieve mening, tot ziens hoop ik!
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    Very charming statue, I am very pleased.
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    Achat satisfaisant.
    Certificat d'authenticité/ancienneté/origine (collection privé Belgique) fortement souhaitée pour conformité de la description de la pièce par le vendeur et l'estimation préalale
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    christianpotin September 15, 2019

  • all arrivend in perfect condition - thx a lot f

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