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Finch & Co - Loango, West African, Kongo Peoples Carved Ivory Tusk

Finch & Co - Loango, West African, Kongo Peoples Carved Ivory Tusk

Africa | Hat with Disc ("Botolo") from the Sengele peoples of DR Congo | 20th century | Fiber and metal.

Sengele peoples Creation Place/Dates: Democratic Republic of the Congo, century Title: Hat with Disc ("Botolo") Medium: Fiber and metal Dimensions: 24 in.

Finch & Co - African Angola Loango Coast Ivory Tusk

Finch & Co - African Angola Loango Coast Ivory Tusk

"A KUBA ‘BULUP’ DRUM, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO Of elongated cylindrical shape slightly tapering towards the base, the percussion surface covered in animal skin..." perhaps 19th c.

"A KUBA ‘BULUP’ DRUM, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO Of elongated cylindrical shape slightly tapering towards the base, the percussion surface covered in animal skin..." perhaps 19th c.

Africa | Vessel from the Mangbetu people of DR Congo (Zaire) | 1900 - 1940 | Terracotta

Africa | Vessel from the Mangbetu people of DR Congo (Zaire) | 1900 - 1940 | Terracotta

Finch & Co - African Angola Loango Coast Ivory Tusk They are always carved with continuous spiralling scenes which are meant to be seen as separate vignettes; the spiral alluding to the path the Kongo people believe the dead follow from earth to the ancestral realm and back again to be reborn.   Description / Expertise An African Angola Loango Coast Ivory Tusk Carved in Relief with Scenes of Local Commerce and Daily Life in an Continuous Spiral Band  19th Century / Circa 1860 – 70

Finch & Co - African Angola Loango Coast Ivory Tusk

Finch & Co - Loango, West African, Kongo Peoples Carved Ivory Tusk

Finch & Co - Loango, West African, Kongo Peoples Carved Ivory Tusk

Kongo Loango Tusk, DR Congo

Tusk Carved in Relief

Bini-Portuguese Ivory Salt Cellar - now in the collection of the Musée du Quai Branly, Paris - image 3

Bini-Portuguese Ivory Salt Cellar - now in the collection of the Musée du Quai Branly, Paris - image 3

Kongo Loango Tusk, DR Congo

Three Loango carved ivory tusks Angola with spiral processions of figures and animals two with

Kongo Loango Tusk, DR Congo

Large Luango Ivory tusk with Detailed Carvings, Africa, c.

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