Ancient Trade Riffle, Chokwe People, Angola

S/N:444

  • £1,025
  • €1,200 Euro
  • $1,413 US Dollar

Belgium

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Ancient Trade Riffle, Chokwe People, Angola

COLLECTIT! by SPECTANDUM
These riffles were imitations of Portugese or English models and used by the indigeous people from the end of the 19th C;

Dimensions: 

  • H: 141cm (55.51in)
  • W: 28cm (11.02in)
  • D: 12cm (4.72in)

Period: 

1930s

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For COLLECTIT! by SPECTANDUM owner Guy Kuypers, the history of his collecting began at the Porte de Clignancourt in Paris with a Napoleon III case filled with Exotic Birds. The colorful birds piqued my imagination and became the beginning of a passion for Natural History, Ethnography, European Works of Art, Antiquities and Curiosities that drive me on all continents, looking for fascinating and rare objects. Whether they are natural or man-made, all have an interesting story to tell.

So, it is finally in this spirit that the collection, which encompasses Natural History, Tribal Art, Paintings, Sculptures and Curiosities from many cultures and periods in history finds its rationale and its roots.

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