Extremly Rare & Powerful SHI plank wood Mask Congo Lega African Tribal Art 1184

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Seller: galerie-de-la-louve-arts-premiers ✉️ (2,845) 100%, Location: La Louvière, BE, Ships to: WORLDWIDE, Item: 265205790913 Extremly Rare & Powerful SHI plank wood Mask Congo Lega African Tribal Art 1184. TRIBALART BE - AFRICAN TRIBAL ART GALLERY - BELGIUM GALERIE DE LA LOUVE To see our 300 items on EBAY, you have to make research with International option or search on Ebay Fr CONGO DRC Rare SHI Plank Mask According to Marc Leo Felix in "Maniema", this type of sculpture would represent the primordial ancestor. According to the same author, it was used by the descendants of the lega, or the Shi would have borrowed this tradition (in "100 peoples of Zaire") This type of "mask" was also used by Kumu Additional feature, this one has only one head while most of the listed parts have two. David Hamill presented in its gallery a similar one from the Robert Dupierre collection, Paris The Shi are a Bantu people established mainly in the extreme east of the Democratic Republic of Congo. They are neighbors of Lega CHARACTERISTICS : TYPE OF OBJECT : Mask. ETHNICAL GROUP : Shi - Bashi COUNTRY OF ORIGIN : Democratic Republic Congo (ex Zaire, ex Belgian Congo). MATERIAL : Wood DIMENSIONS : About 15 inches high CONDITION : Medium - bad Please have a look on pictures BASE IS NOT INCLUDED BIBLIOGRAPHIE - BIBLIOGRAPHY : - Maniema, Marc Leo Felix, Fred Jahn München, 1989 - The Intelligence of forms", An Artist collects African Art (Willy Mestach) Evan M. Maurer, the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 1991 - 100 peoples of Zaire and their sculpture. The handbook for collectors, scholars and students, Mar Leo Felix, Bruxelles : Zaire Basin Art History Research Foundation, 1987 ---------------------------- PIECES SIMILAIRES - SIMILAR ITEMS DEUX TETES - TWO HEADS - LOT 456, ZEMANEK-MUNSTER, WURZBURG - 11 NOVEMBRE 2017 - LOT 168, SOTHEBY'S, NEW YORK - 13 MAY 2019 - LOT 588, NEUMEISTER, MUNICH - 10 NOVEMBRE 2011 - "THE INTELLIGENCE OF FORMS", AN ARTIST COLLECTS AFRICAN ART (WILLY MESTACH) EVAN M. MAURER, THE MINNEAPOLIS INSTITUTE OF ARTS, 1991 PAGE 84 (KOMO - KUMU) - MANIEMA, MARC LEO FELIX, FRED JAHN MUNCHEN, 1989 PAGE 265 - 100 PEOPLES OF ZAIRE AND THEIR SCULPTURE. THE HANDBOOK FOR COLLECTORS, SCHOLARS AND STUDENTS, MARC LEO FELIX, BRUXELLES : ZAIRE BASIN ART HISTORY RESEARCH FOUNDATION, 1987 PAGES 156-157 UNE TETE - ONE HEAD - HAMILL GALLERY OF AFRICAN ART ----------------------------
  • Condition: Bad (see pictures)
  • Original/Reproduction: Original
  • Material: Wood
  • Tribe: Shi

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