Hemba Ancestor Figure, Mid XXth Century

Hemba Ancestor Figure, Mid XXth Century

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A classic female Hemba ancestor figure with hands placed on the chest, eyes half open. These figures are imbued with the nobility of ancestors increasing the family lineage. These figures would have been shown during important ceremonies aimed at strengthening the family's position. As a spiritual container, the figure would facilitate the connection between the world of the dead and that of the living. It has beautiful scarifications on the abdomen.

Material: Wood

Age: mid-20th century

Origin: Congo

Tribe: Hemba

Dimensions and Specifications - Shipment information

- Width: 18 cm

- Height: 43 cm

- Depth: 18 cm

- Weight (item packed): 4 kg

- Era: Début XXeme

- Style: Ethnic Arts - Tribal Arts

- France Delivery (Out of Corsica and Dom Tom): 2-3 weeks

- EU Countries Delivery: 3-4 weeks

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