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Exceedingly Rare Bakwa Luntu Half Figure Ex Reinhold

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Exceedingly Rare Bakwa Luntu Half Figure Ex Reinhold
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A very rare 3/4 figure with wonderfully stylized face and eyes and well handled and weathered surface. The Bakwa Luntu, who are of Luba origin, came from the Luba-Kasai region and their traditions have been strongly affected by both, the neighbouring Lulua, the Songye and Kuba peoples. Extremely rare on the market. The idol measures 13 inches tall ( 14 inches on wood base) Provenance: Ex Robert Reinhold collection, Ex Huetelet collection.
Condition
fair, minor areas of decay.
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Exceedingly Rare Bakwa Luntu Half Figure Ex Reinhold

Estimate $1,000 - $2,000
Feb 19, 2022
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Starting Price $50
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0069: Exceedingly Rare Bakwa Luntu Half Figure Ex Reinhold

Sold for $150
7 Bids
Est. $1,000 - $2,000Starting Price $50
Museum Quality African & Ethnographic Arts
Feb 19, 2022 12:00 PM EST
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Lot 0069 Details

Description
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A very rare 3/4 figure with wonderfully stylized face and eyes and well handled and weathered surface. The Bakwa Luntu, who are of Luba origin, came from the Luba-Kasai region and their traditions have been strongly affected by both, the neighbouring Lulua, the Songye and Kuba peoples. Extremely rare on the market. The idol measures 13 inches tall ( 14 inches on wood base) Provenance: Ex Robert Reinhold collection, Ex Huetelet collection.
Condition
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fair, minor areas of decay.

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