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Bembe sitting figure - D.R.C.

Bembe sitting figure - D.R.C.

Regular price €250.00 Sale

Nice expressive sitting Bembe or Babembe figure from the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

The function of Bembe art is said to be primarily concerned with contacting ancestors and seeking their assistance, which accords in general terms with other accounts testifying to use of figures to endow hunters and warriors with good fortune before combat or hunting expeditions.

  • Height 16 cm.
  • On a 10 cm. high wooden stand
  • Nice condition for its use
  • Second half of the 20th Century