Our catalogue > Country: Congo
Enquiry about object: 4462
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.
private collection, UK
Enquiry about object: 3105
Songye People, Congo first half of the 20th century
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.
Enquiry about object: 1897
Kuba People, Congo 19th century
height: 5.5cm, diameter: 17cm
UK art market