Ngbandi Figure

5583

$219.00

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Ngbandi
ITEM #:
5583
ETHNICITY:
Ngbandi
ORIGIN:
Democratic Republic of Congo
NGBANDI PROTECTIVE FIGURE:
Some of these Ngbandi protective figures even embody the Ngbirondo spirit and serve as protectors of the village.

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African Art

ITEM #:
5583
ETHNICITY:
Ngbandi
ORIGIN:
Democratic Republic of Congo
MEDIUM:
Wood, Pigment
DIMENSIONS:
17″ (43.2 cm) Tall.
CONDITION:
Good.


African Art

PROVENANCE:
Private Estate Collection – California, USA.


African Art

CATALOGUE NOTE:

Discover the captivating Ngbandi carved standing male figure made from wood. This powerful object, known as an accumulative sculpture, holds immense significance for the Ngandi people, representing hunting and magic. Some of these figures even embody the Ngbirondo spirit and serve as protectors of the village.

Residing in the region encompassed by the Ubangi and Lualaba River systems, the Ngbandi and Ngbaka communities share a rich artistic tradition. The Ngombe people also contribute to this heritage, with their presence along the Lualaba River. As a result, these groups have influenced and influenced each other’s sculptural styles.

 


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