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

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Arts Premiers
20th century
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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


Style Arts Premiers
Century 20th century
Height (cm) 14 cm
Width (cm) 8.50 cm
Materials Bois
Shipping Cost 18
Shipping Time Ready to ship in 4-7 Business Days
Location 69620, Ternand, France

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