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HEMBA Singiti Ancestor Figure Congo African Tribal Art Statue Sculpture 1340
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Description
CONGO DRC
Hemba Ancestor figure (Singiti)
The Hemba are a people living in the province of Katanga (Congo Rdc) between the Congo River and the Lake Tanganyika.
They are geographically and culturally close to the Luba.
Their ancestors figures are famous. They represent the deceased leaders and, venerated by the entire tribe,
they help their successors to legitimize their political power. They give off an impression of majesty and great serenity.
CHARACTERISTICS :
TYPE OF OBJECT : Statue, figure
ETHNICAL GROUP : Hemba, Bahemba
ORIGINE : Democratic Republic of Congo
DRC (ex Belgian Congo, ex Zaire)
MATERIAL : Wood
DIMENSIONS : About 19 1/3 inches high
CONDITION : Medium
Many defects, cracks
A hole on the forehead with traces
of indeterminate white material
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Bibliographie / Bibliography:
- La grande statuaire Hemba du Zaïre, François Neyt, Louvain-la-neuve, Institut supérieur d'archéologie et d'histoire de l'art, 1977
- HEMBA, Luigi Spina et Constantin Petridis, Editions 5 Continents, 2017
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CONGO RDC
STATUE D'ANCETRE " SINGITI " HEMBA
LES HEMBA SONT UN PEUPLE VIVANT DANS LA PROVINCE DU KATANGA (CONGO RDC) ENTRE LE FLEUVE CONGO ET LE LAC TANGANYIKA.
ILS SONT GEOGRAPHIQUEMENT ET CULTURELLEMENT PROCHES DES LUBA.
LEURS EFFIGIES D'ANCETRES SONT CELEBRES. ELLES REPRESENTENT LES CHEFS DECEDES ET VENERES PAR LA TRIBU,
ELLES AIDENT LEURS SUCCESSEURS A LEGITIMER LEUR POUVOIR POLITIQUE.
CARACTERISTIQUES :
TYPE D'OBJET : Statue
GROUPE ETHNIQUE : Hemba, Bahemba
PAYS D'ORIGINE : REPUBLIQUE DEMOCRATIQUE DU CONGO RDC
(ex Congo Belge, ex Zaire)
MATERIAU : Bois
DIMENSIONS : Hauteur 49 cm
ETAT : Moyen
BEAUCOUP DE DEFAUTS, COUPS FENTES, UN TROU SUR LE FRONT AVEC DES TRACES D'UNE SUBSTANCE BLANCHE.
MAIS CELA RESTE UNE TRES BELLE PIECE.
(Voir photos)

Reserve: $1,000.00

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    HEMBA Singiti Ancestor Figure Congo African Tribal Art Statue Sculpture 1340

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    CONGO DRC
    Hemba Ancestor figure (Singiti)
    The Hemba are a people living in the province of Katanga (Congo Rdc) between the Congo River and the Lake Tanganyika.
    They are geographically and culturally close to the Luba.
    Their ancestors figures are famous. They represent the deceased leaders and, venerated by the entire tribe,
    they help their successors to legitimize their political power. They give off an impression of majesty and great serenity.
    CHARACTERISTICS :
    TYPE OF OBJECT : Statue, figure
    ETHNICAL GROUP : Hemba, Bahemba
    ORIGINE : Democratic Republic of Congo
    DRC (ex Belgian Congo, ex Zaire)
    MATERIAL : Wood
    DIMENSIONS : About 19 1/3 inches high
    CONDITION : Medium
    Many defects, cracks
    A hole on the forehead with traces
    of indeterminate white material
    -------------------------
    Bibliographie / Bibliography:
    - La grande statuaire Hemba du Zaïre, François Neyt, Louvain-la-neuve, Institut supérieur d'archéologie et d'histoire de l'art, 1977
    - HEMBA, Luigi Spina et Constantin Petridis, Editions 5 Continents, 2017
    -------------------------
    CONGO RDC
    STATUE D'ANCETRE " SINGITI " HEMBA
    LES HEMBA SONT UN PEUPLE VIVANT DANS LA PROVINCE DU KATANGA (CONGO RDC) ENTRE LE FLEUVE CONGO ET LE LAC TANGANYIKA.
    ILS SONT GEOGRAPHIQUEMENT ET CULTURELLEMENT PROCHES DES LUBA.
    LEURS EFFIGIES D'ANCETRES SONT CELEBRES. ELLES REPRESENTENT LES CHEFS DECEDES ET VENERES PAR LA TRIBU,
    ELLES AIDENT LEURS SUCCESSEURS A LEGITIMER LEUR POUVOIR POLITIQUE.
    CARACTERISTIQUES :
    TYPE D'OBJET : Statue
    GROUPE ETHNIQUE : Hemba, Bahemba
    PAYS D'ORIGINE : REPUBLIQUE DEMOCRATIQUE DU CONGO RDC
    (ex Congo Belge, ex Zaire)
    MATERIAU : Bois
    DIMENSIONS : Hauteur 49 cm
    ETAT : Moyen
    BEAUCOUP DE DEFAUTS, COUPS FENTES, UN TROU SUR LE FRONT AVEC DES TRACES D'UNE SUBSTANCE BLANCHE.
    MAIS CELA RESTE UNE TRES BELLE PIECE.
    (Voir photos)

    Reserve: $1,000.00

    Shipping:
  • Domestic: Flat-rate of $35.00 to anywhere within the contiguous U.S.
  • International: Foreign shipping rates are determined by destination. International shipping may be subject to VAT.
  • 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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