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Bakongo Male Miniature Congo African Art

Regular Price: $95.00

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Product #: 113828
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Title Bakongo Male Miniature Congo African Art
Type of Object Carving, Figure, Statue, Sculpture
Country of Origin Democractic Republic of Congo, Angola
People Bakongo (Kongo)
Materials Wood, glass
Approximate Age 20th century
Dimensions Height: 13.5 Inches
Width: 4.25 Inches
Depth: 3 Inches
Overall Condition Good. Most of our pieces have spent decades on at least two continents, and have been treasured by several owners.   Small splits, scrapes and cracks are a normal part of their patina attesting to their age and extensive use.  We examine each piece carefully when we receive it and report any damage we find in our listings.  Please look carefully at the pictures which may also reveal condition and damage.
Damage/Repair Cracks, scrapes



Additional Information: A carved male figure in the known Bakongo pose: with arms at sides, that appear to give the illusion that they are tied and a gaping mouth.  He has expresisve eyes crafted with clear glass.  


J. Cornet;  Art of Africa, Treasures from the Congo.  1971


E. M. Maurer and Niangi, B.:  Spirits Embodied: Art of the Congo. 1999.