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Power Figure – Wood – Babembe / Bembe – DR Congo
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  • Title: Power Figure – Wood – Babembe / Bembe – DR Congo
  • Description: Powerful ancestor figure from the Babembe people of DR Congo. Good aged patina with beautifull scarifications pn the belly.
    The function of Bembe art is said to be primarily concerned with contacting ancestors and seeking their assistance, which accords in general terms with other accounts testifying to use of figures to endow hunters and warriors with good fortune before combat or hunting expeditions.
    Good condition with traces of wear and tear and a beautiful patina.

    OBJECT: Power Figure

    Ethnic group:

    Bembe

    Country:

    DR Congo

    Material:

    Wood

    Estimated period:

    Second half 20th century

    Sold with stand:

    No

    Dimensions:

    53x16x13 cm

    Weight:

    2800 gram

    Condition:

    Good condition, used with some signs of wear

    Reserve: $120.00

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  • Location: This item ships from The Netherlands

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    Power Figure – Wood – Babembe / Bembe – DR Congo

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    May 04, 2022
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  • Title: Power Figure – Wood – Babembe / Bembe – DR Congo
  • Description: Powerful ancestor figure from the Babembe people of DR Congo. Good aged patina with beautifull scarifications pn the belly.
    The function of Bembe art is said to be primarily concerned with contacting ancestors and seeking their assistance, which accords in general terms with other accounts testifying to use of figures to endow hunters and warriors with good fortune before combat or hunting expeditions.
    Good condition with traces of wear and tear and a beautiful patina.

    OBJECT: Power Figure

    Ethnic group:

    Bembe

    Country:

    DR Congo

    Material:

    Wood

    Estimated period:

    Second half 20th century

    Sold with stand:

    No

    Dimensions:

    53x16x13 cm

    Weight:

    2800 gram

    Condition:

    Good condition, used with some signs of wear

    Reserve: $120.00

    Shipping:
  • Domestic: Flat-rate of $49.00 to anywhere within the contiguous U.S.
  • International: Foreign shipping rates are determined by destination. International shipping may be subject to VAT.
  • Combined shipping: Please ask about combined shipping for multiple lots before bidding.
  • Location: This item ships from The Netherlands

    Your purchase is protected:
    Photos, descriptions, and estimates were prepared with the utmost care by a fully certified expert and appraiser. All items in this sale are guaranteed authentic.

    In the rare event that the item did not conform to the lot description in the sale, Jasper52 specialists are here to help. Buyers may return the item for a full refund provided you notify Jasper52 within 5 days of receiving the item.
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