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TEKE, Democratic Republic of Congo.
Hard wood, red ochre pigment, magical charges.
Nkisi Mi biteke" fetish statue representing a standing male figure identifiable by his constant features: half-bent legs, arms stuck at right angles to the body, powerful neck, scarified face and trapezoidal beard.
One can note the presence of two medicines, a magical abdominal charge and a magical charge on the forehead.
Among the rich corpus of Teke styles, this rare statue stands out for its exceptional dimensions, its age, the high quality of the sculpture and its state of preservation.
Height: 77 cm.
The magpies slightly eroded and small accidents.
Provenance:
--Private collection, Paris.
-Collection Galerie Lecomte, Paris.
-Collection Lucas Ratton, Paris.

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TEKE, Democratic Republic of Congo. Hard wood, red ochre pigment, magical charges. Nkisi Mi biteke" fetish statue representing a standing male figure identifiable by his constant features: half-bent legs, arms stuck at right angles to the body, powerful neck, scarified face and trapezoidal beard. One can note the presence of two medicines, a magical abdominal charge and a magical charge on the forehead. Among the rich corpus of Teke styles, this rare statue stands out for its exceptional dimensions, its age, the high quality of the sculpture and its state of preservation. Height: 77 cm. The magpies slightly eroded and small accidents. Provenance: --Private collection, Paris. -Collection Galerie Lecomte, Paris. -Collection Lucas Ratton, Paris.

Estimate 15 000 - 25 000 EUR
Starting price 15000 EUR

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