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

$3,000.00
Price upon request.
This area is renowned for their majestic royal ancestral representations. The prominence of the large and bulging closed eyes refers to the subject’s 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.Likely post WWII.

Ex. Leonard Kahan Gallery, New York Ex. Christopher and Genevieve McConnell collection

Height: 21 ½"
Height including base: 23 ¼"
Width: 6 ⅞"
Depth: 6 ⅜"

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