Decorative pipe, SONGYE style, DR Congo, ca 1970

Item 50 of 62
€ 85,00 (including VAT)
Stock 1 pc.

Expressive "fertility pipe" in the Songye style. Male statue with male genitalia on the chest and belly. The head of the pipe smelled of tobacco but it seems unused. The top part through which you inhale is made of bamboo. Nice glossy warm brown color with the prints of the sculpting clearly visible. The pipe is placed on a custom made stand that is included. See the photos for the condition, which is good.

Length: 32 cm, including stand 35.5 cm
Weight: 321 grams, including standard 433 grams
Origin: DR Congo
Date: ca 1970
Provenance: Obtained from a Flemish private collection

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