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galerie Cecile Kerner
19,rue Lebeau Brussels 1000
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 tabwa or rungu /lungu doll,(twin figure)congo
a tabwa or rungu lungu doll,Congo kinshasa lake tangannyika,southern shore The rungu are a tabwa subgroup living at the border of the Congo and the Zambia .following François mottas who curated the udo hortsmann dolls exhibition in lausanne museum ,the fcial scrifictions denote this provenance as well as the little lines on the torso.the arched of the headress,the insertion of the ear at the base of the headress are similar to the fipa or the bemba from zambia (south est of lake tanganyika ,neighbours of the rungu So Commented by François Mottas as Tabwa or Rungu,south of tanganyika lake Congo Kinshasa/zambia Wood 17cm Old german collection Yale registration:0124165-01


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