African art > Chair, palaver seat, throne, stool > Ngala stool

Ngala stool (N° 19934)

Seat collected in the region of Ngalas, Ngombe and Ngbaka. Statuettes representing a couple support the tray of the stool. Indigenous restorations with copper leaf. Satin patina, kaolin highlights. In northwestern Zaire, south of the Ubangi River, on the banks of the Lualaba, live the 120,000 Bantu-speaking Ngombe, led by a chief and a warrior society called Elombe. Their neighbors are the Ngbandi and Ngbaka whose statuary has influenced their tribal sculpture, and various Banda groups. Their masks of geometric appearance are used during the rites of the Mani society. They also produce hunting fetishes for protection, and prestigious objects decorated with tapestry nails.  

Watch the video

 


This item is sold with its certificate of authenticity

Estimated shipping cost





OriginCollection britannique
EthnyNgala
Countryrdc ex zaire
Material(s)wood, metal, perles
Height cm40
Width24 cm
Weight3.10 Kg
Estimated dating2ème halfxx°

You could also be interested by these items
Siège KusuStatue NgalaSiège ShankadiTabouret LubaTabouret Mangbetu

You must login to access these options
   Warn me if a similar item is added to the catalog
   Warn me if the price decreases
Manage my alerts


You have question on this item ? contact us


Previously viewed items
African art  -  New York - Paris - London

© 2022 - Digital Consult SPRL

Essentiel Galerie SPRL
73A Rue de Tournai - 7333 Tertre - Belgique
+32 (0)65.529.100
visa Master CardPaypal