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AFRICAN KOTA BRASS OVERLAID WOOD ANCESTRAL FIGURE ON

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AFRICAN KOTA BRASS OVERLAID WOOD ANCESTRAL FIGURE ON
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Reliquary Guardian Figure (Mbulu Ngulu), Kota peoples of Gabon in west-central Africa along the Ogowe River and in the northwestern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Used to protect the revered bones of family ancestors, which are preserved in basketry bundles, the mbulu ngulu stood atop this bundle. 18 1/2" tall. Good condition. Provenance: From a Private Collection, VT.
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AFRICAN KOTA BRASS OVERLAID WOOD ANCESTRAL FIGURE ON

Estimate $800 - $1,200
Nov 13, 2020
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Starting Price $250
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3205: AFRICAN KOTA BRASS OVERLAID WOOD ANCESTRAL FIGURE ON

Sold for $250
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Est. $800 - $1,200Starting Price $250
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Nov 13, 2020 11:00 AM EST
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Reliquary Guardian Figure (Mbulu Ngulu), Kota peoples of Gabon in west-central Africa along the Ogowe River and in the northwestern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Used to protect the revered bones of family ancestors, which are preserved in basketry bundles, the mbulu ngulu stood atop this bundle. 18 1/2" tall. Good condition. Provenance: From a Private Collection, VT.

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