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statue - Wood - ofika - Mbole - Congo DRC

Lot reference 30841043

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Location: France
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$192 Bidder 4770
03-12-2019 09:08:34

mid 20th century - Fair condition, used with visible signs of wear

Object: statue
Indigenous object name: ofika
Ethnic group/ culture: Mbole
Region/ country: Congo DRC
Material: Wood
Period: mid 20th century
Condition: Fair condition, used with visible signs of wear
Sold with stand: No
Dimensions: 52.5×15×12 cm
Weight: 516 g

“Ofika” Mbole (or Yela) Figurine
Height of the figurine alone: 46 cm (52.5 cm, including the open worked frame).
Please note the rare presence of the open worked frame on which this hangman representation was tied (nevertheless, two extremities of the open worked frame are broken).
Wonderful patina of wear, there are damages on the hairdo, a foot was broken and glued back.
Mineral pigment on the ventral part.
A fixing hole crosses the neck (have a look at the picture).
Light-weighted and hard wood for the figurine.
Light-weighted and softwood for the open worked frame.
A suspension string.

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