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Object description :

"Divination Scrubber "
"Itomba" or "itumbwa" divination shoe, representing a stylized crocodile. The body is adorned with an engraved geometric decoration reminiscent of both traditional motifs and the scales of the animal. It still has its "cork" that the diviner rubs on the back of the reptile.
Wood with a beautiful patina of use. The tail was broken and restored locally.
Usually smaller, this “itumbwa” is rare in its length.
L: 57 cm
People: Kuba Leele, Democratic Republic of Congo.
Mid 20th century.
Provenance: collected in situ in 1971 by Patric Claes
Price: 480 €
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Artist: Leele Kuba
Period: 20th century
Style: Tribal Art
Condition: Condition of use

Width: 57 cm

Reference: 911196
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Divination Scrubber
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