Figura di Tshibinda - Legno - Chokwe - Repubblica Democratica del Congo

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Figura di Tshibinda - Legno - Chokwe - Repubblica Democratica del Congo
Seconda metà XX secolo

This figure represents the hero Chibinda Ilunga, royal ancestor of the Chokwe people. By association, Chibinda Ilunga became a culture hero and model for Chokwe chiefs as well. The figure of Chibinda Ilunga came to represent the archetypal chief who maintains the well-being of his people, and he also served as a role model for men in Chokwe society. This figure wears elaborate headgear with rolled side elements as a sign of his royal rank.
Good condition with a wonderful patina of age.

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May as well be viewed and picked up at the Asian African Art Gallery in Vessem (NL).

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Oggetto
Figura di Tshibinda
Etnia/cultura
Chokwe
Regione / Paese
Repubblica Democratica del Congo
Materiale
Legno
Periodo
Seconda metà XX secolo
Con supporto incluso
No
Dimensioni
41×13×12 cm
Peso
950 g
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