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Pende people south-west border region, Republic of Congo (formerly Zaire)
Ceremonial adze probably late 19th, early 20th century Place made: Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire)
Materials & Technique: sculptures, ceremonial objects ceremonial objects, wood, iron carving, forged iron
Primary Insc: 2 stickers: on base of adze "l71-319". On underside of stand: "7 Santini Bros 25"
Dimensions: 38.7 h x 36.5 w x 8.0 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1974
Accession No: NGA 74.225
Subject: African art
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