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SOLD - Antique wooden and hide African harp, Mangbetu, Congo

SOLD - Antique wooden and hide African harp, Mangbetu, Congo SOLD - Antique wooden and hide African harp, Mangbetu, Congo

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Antique or vintage carved figural African harp; unsigned - probably c. early 20th century, characteristic of Mangbetu peoples, present day Democratic Republic of the Congo; measures about 22"L and 7.5"w at widest point.  Imperfect, antique/vintage, pre-owned, used condition - surface wear and scratching, some discoloration to hide and some drying of the hide at top center (please see photos). The tuning pegs turn, but only a small amount.

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