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38. Authentic TEKE figure - D.R. Congo

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: 98.5%
Reviews given: 67
Member since: July 1, 2014
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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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    L'achat n'a pu être finalisé mais le vendeur m'a appelé et j'ai accepté ses explications franches et le remboursement.

    pierreguerin2 February 19, 2017

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    Transaction parfaite

    PRIMDAN February 10, 2017

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