Lot 0037

Beautiful MAHONGWE Reliquary Figure Gabon KOTA African

GABON KOTA Beautifull MAHONGWE reliquary figure These anthropomorphic sculptures were fixed above a basket containing ancestral bones. Beautiful stylized statues, they were the link between the living and the deceased and were kept on shelves, far from secular eyes in a place conducive to meditation. The size reliquaries varied with the... more
01 Apr 2020
USA, New York

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