Ancestral Male Figure - Basikasingo People, D. R. Congo
Ancestral Male Figure - Basikasingo People, D. R. Congo
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Ancestral Male Figure - Basikasingo People, D. R. Congo

$1,600.00
Renowned for their majestic royal ancestral representations, the figure symbolizes status as a being endowed with a heightened sense of the spiritual realm.
Likely post WW11.
Gestures of arms crossed against the chest suggest attitudes of prayer.
Similar figures are found amongst their neighbors, the Buyu, and eastern Bembe peoples.

Ex Bruce Heider Collection.

Height: 11", or 13 " on its 4 " square wooden base.

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