Bembé spoon

Bembé spoon

spoon, wood
Date
early XXth
Size
Height 18 cm
Collection
Tribal Art
Condition
Pristine
Inventory number
349
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Beautiful Bembé spoon Congo, the handle with a character legs folded hands on their knees, the haughty head mounted by a tab, facilitating the spoon’s use. It has a long drooping headdress, blackened by fire.

 

HT 18 cm used caramel patina, pristine state, early XXth 

Private French collection

 

To see : dans cuillères sculptures édition musée Dapper 1991, pages 132, 133, 134 et 135

 

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