Bell "Dibu", Yombe people, Democratic Republic of Congo

20th century
Arts Premiers
From: 69620, Ternand, France

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    Internal clapper bell (missing) surmounted by a beautifully stylized representation of a dog. The bell itself is decorated with chiseled patterns.
    This type of object is called "Dibu" and is used during rituals to activate the effects of certain statues.
    Wood with brown patina,
    Mid 20th century
    Yombe people, Bas-Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo.
    Dim: 14 x 8.5 cm.
    Provenance: Gilbert Courtois family collection, Tours
    Sold with its base

    Ref: 7ANXJZH7AX

    Style Arts Premiers
    Century 20th century
    Width (cm) 8.50 cm
    Height (cm) 14 cm
    Materials Wood
    Shipping Time Ready to ship in 4-7 Business Days
    Location 69620, Ternand, France

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