Ancestral Male Shrine Figure - Basikasingo, eastern Bembe or Buyu People, D. R. Congo - CGM24
Ancestral Male Shrine Figure - Basikasingo, eastern Bembe or Buyu People, D. R. Congo - CGM24
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Ancestral Male Shrine Figure - Basikasingo, eastern Bembe or Buyu People, D. R. Congo - CGM24 3
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Ancestral Male Shrine Figure - Basikasingo, eastern Bembe or Buyu People, D. R. Congo - CGM24

$16,000.00
This area is renowned for their majestic royal ancestral representations. The prominence of the large and bulging closed eyes refers to the subjectís status as a being endowed with a heightened sense of the spiritual realm. Cared for and kept in a shrine as an important statue which was given the name of the ancestor it represented.

Ex. Leonard Kahan Gallery, NY Ex. McConnell collection

Height: 21 1/2" x Width: 6 7/8" x Depth: 6 3/8"

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