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    Mongo Woman’s Woven Buttock Shield (Bakonga)

    Mongo People, Congo
    early 20th century

    length: approximately 88cm, width: 8.3cm, weight: 157g

    Provenance

    private collection, London, UK.

    6523

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      Mongo Woman’s Beaded & Woven Buttock Shield (Bakonga)

      Mongo People, Congo
      early 20th century

      length: approximately 98cm, width of pompom: 12cm, weight: 292g

      Provenance

      private collection, London, UK.

      4225

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        Congo Cast-Brass Hairpins

        Congo, probably Kuba people.
        19th-20th century

        21cm & 16.8cm

        Provenance

        Private collection, London.

        4326

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          Carved Wooden Dog Fetish Figure (Koso)

          Vili People, Republic of Congo
          early 20th century

          length: 24cm; width: 7cm and height: 8cm

          Provenance

          Estate of the London collector, Seward Kennedy, London

          4824

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            Woven Rattan Congo Comb

            Teke People, Congo
            19th century

            height: 16.2cm, width: 5.7cm

            Provenance

            old, private UK collection.

            4462

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              Nine Copper ‘X’ Currency Crosses

              Luba & Yeke People, Katanga Province, Congo
              19th century

              typical diameter of a cross: 22.5cm Note: Each of these has a custom-made stand - each can be sold separately, or as part of a group.

              Provenance

              private collection, UK

              3000

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                Congo Chief’s Axe-Knife

                Nsapo & Wongo Peoples, Congo
                19th-early 20th century

                length: 39cm, width: 22.5cm

                Provenance

                UK art market

                3105

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                  Songye Androgynous Power Figure

                  Songye People, Congo
                  first half of the 20th century

                  height: 48.5cm

                  Provenance

                  acquired from the estate of Dr Peter Sharratt (d. 2014). Sharratt was a linguist and lecturer in the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures at the University of Edinburgh who published on Renaissance French sculpture. In his private life, he was an avid collector of tribal art, building up his collection over fifty years. It is not known when or how Dr Sharratt acquired this figure but during his fifty years of collecting, he tended to acquire from within the UK only from dealers, collectors and auction houses.

                  1897

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                    Kuba Carved Wooden ‘Basket’ Camwood Powder Bowl & Cover

                    Kuba People, Congo
                    19th century

                    height: 5.5cm, diameter: 17cm

                    Provenance

                    UK art market

                    1898

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                      Carved Wooden Camwood Powder Box

                      Kuba People, Congo
                      19th century

                      length: 23.8cm, height: 6.6cm, width: 9.4cm

                      Provenance

                      Obtained by the previous owner at Sotheby's London, 'Tribal Art', December 3, 1984.