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Lot 0023

Nice African Tribal KUYU Figure. Gabon, Congo Brazzaville.
Second half of the 20th Century.
KUYU, Gabon, Congo Brazzaville
Wood, kaolin and pigment.
Height 51 cm
Width 15 cm.
Depth 14 cm.
These people are located north west of the Democratic Republic of Congo, along the river Kuyu. Their creator God called Djo is imagined looking like as a snake. Previously, the Kuyu were divided into two groups: those in the west who liked the panther animal totem and those who are liked the snake totem animal. A male secret society called Ottoté, played a particularly important role in the appointment of chiefs and maintenance of social cohesion.

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  • Condition

    good condition for it's age and use; very nice patina.

    Starting Bid

    $180.00

    Buyer's Premium

    • 15%

    African Tribal Kuyu Figure. Gabon, Congo Brazzaville

    Auction ended on Wed, Mar 14, 2018
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    Estimate $400 - $500
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