AFRICA, CONGO 1900 BAKONGO PEOPLE TRIBAL MUSICAL FLUTE INSTRUMENT
AFRICA, CONGO 1900 BAKONGO PEOPLE TRIBAL MUSICAL FLUTE INSTRUMENT
AFRICA, CONGO 1900 BAKONGO PEOPLE TRIBAL MUSICAL FLUTE INSTRUMENT
AFRICA, CONGO 1900 BAKONGO PEOPLE TRIBAL MUSICAL FLUTE INSTRUMENT
AFRICA, CONGO 1900 BAKONGO PEOPLE TRIBAL MUSICAL FLUTE INSTRUMENT
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AFRICA, CONGO 1900 BAKONGO PEOPLE TRIBAL MUSICAL FLUTE INSTRUMENT

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AN IMPORTANT BAKONGO PEOPLE MUSICAL FLUTE INSTRUMENT

 XIX-XX CENTURY, Circa 1900, A MUSICAL INSTRUMENTAL PIECE FROM THE ETHNIC GROUP OF THE BAKONGO PEOPLE IN THE DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE OF CONGO. IS CARVED FROM NATURAL ELEMENT WITH A PATTERN OF GEOMETRIC LINES AND A MALE FIGURE STANDING AT TOP. 

A PRETTY AND LARGE PIECE METICULOUSLY CARVED, DENOTE THAT A PROMINENT LEADER WOULD HAVE OWNED THIS PIECE. IS WAS BLOWN TO ANNOUNCE HIS ARRIVAL AT SPECIAL EVENTS AND STATE OCCASIONS. THE STANDING POSITION OF THE MALE FIGURE DENOTE HIS RANK IN THE TRIBAL SOCIAL STATUS. 

BEAUTYFUL HONEY AMBER PATINA RESULTED FROM REPEATED USE AND YEARS OF HANDLING.

IT IS IN EXCELLENT CONDITION WITH A HEIGHT MEASURE OF 21.5 Inches.

INVENTORY REF: D0000ENNH/.1111


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