ASE'A BEMBE Basikasingo Janus Amulet magical Kasingo African tribal Art 1297

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Seller: galerie-de-la-louve-arts-premiers ✉️ (2,829) 100%, Location: La Louvière, BE, Ships to: WORLDWIDE, Item: 334051255260 ASE'A BEMBE Basikasingo Janus Amulet magical Kasingo African tribal Art 1297. CONGO RDCASE'A, BEMBE - Basikasingo Janus FigureThis small "magic" janiform sculpture is an amuletWe can see a similar object in "100 peoples...", (pages 10 and 11, n ° 14)And also in "Statuary from the Pre Bembe hunters" (pages 45 and 46)Who are the Basikasingo?The Basinkasingo live in eastern Congo, north-west of Lake Tanganyka, in the Province of South Kivu, in the Territory of Fizi, and more precisely in the Sector of Lulenge.They are named Pre-Bembe by some specialists like D. Biebuyck or considered as a Boyo (or Buyu) lineage by others (Nicolas de Kun, 1979)Characteristics: TYPE OF OBJECT: Amulet, charm.ETHNICAL GROUP: Bembe, Basikasingo, SikasingoCOUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Democratic Republic Congo(ex Zaïre, ex Belgian Congo).MATERIAL: Wood.DIMENSIONS: About 6 3/4 inches high7 3/4 "with the baseCONDITION: Medium - badPlease have a look on pictures.--------------------------Bibliographie - Bibliography - 100 peoples of Zaïre and their sculpture. The handbook for collectors, scholars and students, Marc Leo Felix, Bruxelles: Zaïre Basin Art History Research Foundation, 1987- Statuary from te pre-Bembe hunters, Daniel P. Biebuyck, 1981, Royal Museum of Central Africa, Tervuren pages 45 & 46L’Art Boyo, Nicolas de Kun, Africa-Tervuren, XXV, n°2, 1979------------------------------ Condition: Medium - Bad (See pictures), Material: Wood

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