Kongo powder flask

€100.00

Usual objects of the Kongo people

Collection art africain François-Charles, L. Bazelaire, Belgique

This gourd-shaped powder flask is one of the rarest forms used by the Kongo people. Its style is inspired by a model introduced by the Portuguese, it is decorated with pyrographic motifs and has kept its original cord. Beautiful patina of use.

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Data sheet

Presumed dating
1st half XXth century
Size
12,5 cm
Ethnic group
Kongo / Bakongo
Material(s)
Wood
Country
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Origin
François C. Bazelaire, painter and sculptor, Bruxelles
Condition
Excellent