Tabwa Mpundu Doll

5598

$79.00

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Tabwa
ITEM #:
5598
ETHNICITY:
Tabwa
ORIGIN:
Democratic Republic of Congo
TABWA MPUNDU FERTILITY DOLL:
Tabwa Mpundu dolls are associated with Tabwa fertility rituals. As in this case, they are usually half-torso wooden dolls carved with a zoomorphic upper body on a long finial base.

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African Art

ITEM #:
5598
ETHNICITY:
Tabwa
ORIGIN:
Democratic Republic of Congo
MEDIUM:
Wood, pigment.
DIMENSIONS:
7.5″ Tall  (19 cm)
CONDITION:
Good.


African Art

PROVENANCE:
Private Estate Collection – California, USA.


African Art

CATALOGUE NOTE:
Tabwa Mpundu dolls are associated with Tabwa fertility rituals. As in this case, they are usually half-torso wooden dolls carved with a zoomorphic upper body on a long finial base.


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