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AFRICAN GABON MOUNTED KOTA TRIBE RELIQUARY FIGURE 19/20TH C
Probably late 19th or early 20th Century

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  • Xupes Reference TR1803095
  • Age Probably late 19th or early 20th Century
  • Condition In good condition with wear associated with age 

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  • An antique/vintage African Gabon mounted Kota tribe reliquary figure with a flat rounded paddle shaped head applied with closely wound copper wire and brass paneling with abstract features. Probably later 19th or early 20th century the figure is mounted on a purpose made stand. Reliquary figures were made by the Kota and Fang tribes to act as guardians over the bones of ancestors.

  • Xupes Reference TR1803095
  • Model AFRICAN GABON MOUNTED KOTA TRIBE RELIQUARY FIGURE 19/20TH C
  • Age Probably late 19th or early 20th Century
  • Gender Unisex
  • Period Early 20th C.
  • Width 23
  • Height 50.5
  • Depth 8

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