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Salampasu People,DRC.Dance Puppet.

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Salampasu People,DRC.Dance Puppet.
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  • Title: Salampasu People,DRC.Dance Puppet.
  • Additional Info: A ritual dancer puppet Salampasu people, DRC, 1930’s, The puppet is wearing a “mukinka” mask in front of the face, costume and conical headgear from plant fibre, small missing part (left foot tip). These masked dancer figures were adopted from the Chokwe. 45cm, The Salampasu people live east of the Kasai River, on the frontier between the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Angola. The Salampasu are homogeneous people governed by territorial chiefs, who supervise village chiefs. A people with a reputation as fearless warriors, the Salampasu have retained the custom of a rough and primitive life. Warring and hunting are privileged occupations. Salampasu masks were integral part of the warriors’ society whose primary task was to protect this small enclave against invasions by outside kingdoms. Wooden masks covered or not covered with copper sheets are worn by members of the ibuku warrior association who have killed in battle. Salampasu masquerades were held in wooden enclosures decorated with anthropomorphic figures carved in relief.

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  • Measurement(HXLXW): 40,5x10x10
  • Material: Wood
  • Date/Period: 30
  • Country: drc
  • Tribe: salampasu
  • Category: statue

    Reserve: $460.00

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  • Location: This item ships from Belgium

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    Salampasu People,DRC.Dance Puppet.

    Estimate $550 - $700
    Dec 01, 2020
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  • Title: Salampasu People,DRC.Dance Puppet.
  • Additional Info: A ritual dancer puppet Salampasu people, DRC, 1930’s, The puppet is wearing a “mukinka” mask in front of the face, costume and conical headgear from plant fibre, small missing part (left foot tip). These masked dancer figures were adopted from the Chokwe. 45cm, The Salampasu people live east of the Kasai River, on the frontier between the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Angola. The Salampasu are homogeneous people governed by territorial chiefs, who supervise village chiefs. A people with a reputation as fearless warriors, the Salampasu have retained the custom of a rough and primitive life. Warring and hunting are privileged occupations. Salampasu masks were integral part of the warriors’ society whose primary task was to protect this small enclave against invasions by outside kingdoms. Wooden masks covered or not covered with copper sheets are worn by members of the ibuku warrior association who have killed in battle. Salampasu masquerades were held in wooden enclosures decorated with anthropomorphic figures carved in relief.

    Important: please note that unless stated, the lots will usually not include the pictured bases. Exceptions to this are statues that are clearly permanently fixed to their base.

    This item will be packed with the utmost care and shipped with tracking and insurance. If you buy multiple lots, we will refund any surplus shipping costs. Please contact us after payment to arrange this.

    Sold lots are shipped on Tuesdays (payment received before Monday 17:00 CEST) and Fridays (payment received before Thursday 17:00 CEST).
  • Measurement(HXLXW): 40,5x10x10
  • Material: Wood
  • Date/Period: 30
  • Country: drc
  • Tribe: salampasu
  • Category: statue

    Reserve: $460.00

    Shipping:
  • Domestic: Flat-rate of $46.00 to anywhere within the contiguous U.S.
  • International: Foreign shipping rates are determined by destination.
  • Combined shipping: Please ask about combined shipping for multiple lots before bidding.
  • Location: This item ships from Belgium

    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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