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Fine Metoko Figure Mituku sculpture statue Congo African Tribal Art 1477
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CONGO DRC
Large and Fine METOKO Figure.
Very beautiful stylization of the face and the silhouette which aesthetically gives the statue an irresistible little "robot" style
The Metoko would be the descendants of Lega migrants settled in the area of the middle Lwalaba, in the heart of the equatorial forest. Like the Lega, their political and social life is organized around a semi-secret initiatory association, the BUKOTA, which can be compared to the BWAMI of their ancestors.
They are also culturally very close to their neighbors Lengola
Characteristics:
TYPE OF OBJECT: Figure, statue, figurine.
ETHNICAL GROUP: Metoko - Mituku
ORIGINE: Democratic Republic of Congo.
(ex Belgian Congo, ex Zaïre).
MATÉRIAL: Wood.
DIMENSIONS: About 18 inches..
19 3/4 with its base
CONDITION: Medium
Please have a look on the pictures.

Reserve: $500.00

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  • Location: This item ships from Belgium

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    Fine Metoko Figure Mituku sculpture statue Congo African Tribal Art 1477

    Estimate $600 - $700
    May 24, 2022
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    Starting Price $400
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    0005: Fine Metoko Figure Mituku sculpture statue Congo African Tribal Art 1477

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    Est. $600 - $700Starting Price $400
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    Lot 0005 Details

    Description
    ...
    CONGO DRC
    Large and Fine METOKO Figure.
    Very beautiful stylization of the face and the silhouette which aesthetically gives the statue an irresistible little "robot" style
    The Metoko would be the descendants of Lega migrants settled in the area of the middle Lwalaba, in the heart of the equatorial forest. Like the Lega, their political and social life is organized around a semi-secret initiatory association, the BUKOTA, which can be compared to the BWAMI of their ancestors.
    They are also culturally very close to their neighbors Lengola
    Characteristics:
    TYPE OF OBJECT: Figure, statue, figurine.
    ETHNICAL GROUP: Metoko - Mituku
    ORIGINE: Democratic Republic of Congo.
    (ex Belgian Congo, ex Zaïre).
    MATÉRIAL: Wood.
    DIMENSIONS: About 18 inches..
    19 3/4 with its base
    CONDITION: Medium
    Please have a look on the pictures.

    Reserve: $500.00

    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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