The KUBA kingdom was founded in the 16th century by the BUSHOONG people. Today, they number about 17,000 and are stil ruled by a king. BUSHOONG carvers are best known for their `King`figures, called NDOP, which have an apotropaic role in childbirth.
Beautiful carved from one piece of wood. Considered the age in good condition with traces of wear and tear.
Provenance: former private collection from Belgium.
Shipping within 24 hours after the payment is received. Fully insured.
May as well be viewed and picked up at the Asian African Art Gallery in Vessem (NL).
- Figura del rey ndop
- Grupo étnico/cultura
- Región / país
- República Democrática del Congo
- mediados del siglo XX
- En buen estado, usado con algunos signos de desgaste
- Se vende con soporte
- 50×15×15 cm
- 3000 g