Mishi Janiform Bembe head - SOLD OUT

African Bembe statue Mishi with two highly stylized faces, carved identically. They offer a structured face in oblique planes by the thin median ridge stretching from the top of the forehead to the end of the nose, animated by the tubular eyes projected in high relief. The faces are separated into two concave faces inlaid with red and white pigment. The base is frustoconical.

Beautiful piece of African art very stylized.

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Data sheet

Presumed dating
1st half XXth century
Size
Ethnic group
Bembe
Material(s)
Wood
Country
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Origin
Tribal art collection Belgium
Condition
Excellent

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