Jack Nelis Antiques

Kuba - DRC

Kuba - DRC


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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: African: Sculpture: Pre 1940: Item # 1490794
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Kuba figure, a workshop piece from ca. 1920-1940. This sculpture is typical for the Ecole de Mushengé. This was a school for crafts in the Kuba capital founded by Belgian missionaries, the Josephite fathers from Ghent. The numbers at the bottom confirm this. It represents a nobleman. H. 27 cm. A great example of early commercial carving. Provenance: a Dutch family by descend from their grandparents who lived in Congo.