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
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Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically. Would you like to see an automatic translation?great headrest, very quick shipping, always again thanks !!!
Fantastic pieces, great communication and fast delivery. Great guy, Thank you
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically. Would you like to see an automatic translation?L'achat n'a pu être finalisé mais le vendeur m'a appelé et j'ai accepté ses explications franches et le remboursement.
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Reclamar a Catawiki a la menor incidencia. La figura llegó mal embalada y rota!. He tenido que devolverla al vendedor y este "señor" no ha querido reembolsarme los gastos. Mal profesional.Accidents can happen during transport. the feets of a terracota figure broke during transport.Client has been paid back.
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