Lot: 309

93rd Tribal Art Auction

Rare handle vessel

D. R. Congo, Solongo

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Steyler Missionaries, collected around 1900
Missionshaus St. Johann, Blönried, Germany (1924 - 2013 Center of the Steyler Missionaries)
Loed van Bussel, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
H: 9.1 inch 800 EUR
plus 27 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

ceramic / terracotta, glass beads, decorative brass tags,
A comparable object pictured by Schädler, 1989, p. 245, but here attributed to the Hima (see also AHDRC 0021636).

Schädler, Karl-Ferdinand, Keramik aus Schwarz-Afrika und Alt-Amerika, Zürich 1985, p. 245