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Punu reliquary guardian - Gabon

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Punu reliquary guardian - Gabon

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Mid-XXth- from collection De Zwaan

Peuple: A Punu Reliquary Bundle. Gabon Central Africa.
Medium: Wood, pigments, hide, vegetable rope, red fiber, leather, nails, relics, organic matter
Dimensions: H 34 cm
Condition: Fair, charges in belly and back missing.
Provenance: Dutch collection. De Zwaan., Amsterdam.
Age: Mid-20th century
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Punu Reliquary Basket, Gabon. female half-figure, hands on the side, breaded hairdressing.

Bundling earth and ancestors. Earthen materials join stunning statuary and the bones of important forebears to honor the ancestors and educate new generations in the remarkable reliquary arts of Gabon. Hole for a magical charge on the front and on the back and above the head, one-of-a-kind Punu reliquary, aided the living in communicating with their honored dead ancestors.

Compare with a related Punu figure in the Musée du Quai Branly, Paris, France, nr71.1943.0.433

Our exclusive Art may be viewed or picked up in David Norden's Shop in Antwerp.

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Feedback score: 98.5%
Reviews given: 69
Member since: July 1, 2014
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    All ways perfect transactions, excellent seller. Thank you

    fernando4878 May 24, 2017

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    Tutto bene. Oggetto interessante

    renatowiki May 23, 2017

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    Vendeur de haut niveau, service parfait

    PRIMDAN April 8, 2017

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    great headrest, very quick shipping, always again thanks !!!

    Wodimi March 14, 2017

  • Fantastic pieces, great communication and fast delivery. Great guy, Thank you

    ExquisiteAfricanArt March 6, 2017

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Austria $ 11.25
Belgium Free
Canada $ 22.51
Switzerland $ 11.25
Germany $ 11.25
Denmark $ 11.25
Spain $ 11.25
France Free
United Kingdom $ 11.25
Ireland $ 11.25
Italy $ 11.25
Luxembourg $ 11.25
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Norway $ 11.25
Poland $ 11.25
Portugal $ 11.25
Sweden $ 11.25
United States $ 22.51
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Rest of the World $ 22.51

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