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a pende ikhoko amulet

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: African: Pre 1940: Item # 1048489
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a pende bone ikhoko:these are replicas of the mbuya masks worn for healing purpose and protection provenance:doctor felix lauwers who bought it to vandewalle in 1963 who is who in african art says : Vandewalle, Jean Batiste Constant & Agnes [1894 - 27 July 1986] Coll. Antwerp-Belgium. Colonial administrator in Belgian Congo from 1922-1937, he was four years mayor of Elisabethville and later he became administrateur principal of Katanga. Donated many objects to the MRAC in Tervuren, the rest of the collection, manly of Kasai-Luluwa, was bought by Dr. Felix Lauwers. (Prov. Bwete, Drouot, 20 December, 1982.