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Authentic TEKE figure - D.R. Congo

Lot reference 905613
Authentic TEKE figure  - D.R. Congo

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Early 20th century - Fair condition

Nicely carved female TEKE fetish figure carrying a burden on the belly.

Dimensions:
Height: 25 cm
Teke ancestral figure, also called Buti. Flat head and finely lined tattoo on the face (mabina); an agglomerate of mass in the cavity of the belly (matomba) produces the powerful image.
The Teke figures usually have a trapezoid-shaped beard.

Condition: Fair. Take a good look at the pictures. There is a crack in the wood, around the belly. Part of the load (earth mixed with Tokula powder)has crumbled. We can send the pieces along if you like to piece it back again, and there are also traces of European glue on the back.
Traces of drying out and/or indigenous repairs.

Will be sent by registered mail and insured, with track & trace.
This object can also be picked up at David Norden's Shop in Antwerp, if you wish, by appointment only.

Please note: the seller vouches for the authenticity of this product.


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Feedback score: 98.7%
Reviews given: 77
Member since: July 1, 2014
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    Toujours du Grand D.Norden = Très beau masque Goli avec belle patine d'utilisation- pigments rouges intenses-FANTASTIQUE

    lovviere October 18, 2017

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    Alles perfect in orde. Zeer goede aankoop.
    Nogmaals dank. Jos belde

    Josbelde October 9, 2017

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    Allways perfect transactions, excellent seller.

    fernando4878 August 31, 2017

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    Ce masque Guere/Wobe dégage à la fois force et sérénité. De plus le masque a été livré en 24h chrono!!! Du jamais vu......

    lovviere August 24, 2017

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    Cette statuette de notableKuba est une belle pièce, incontestable, mais rien ne justifie un tel prix.

    lovviere August 9, 2017

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