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5790Re: belgian collection

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  • pataphor123
    Apr 9, 2012
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      Very interesting, thanks! Thanks to all of you, and I'll definitely check out that book, as well.

      --- In African_Arts@yahoogroups.com, "gi mateusen" <mateusen@...> wrote:
      > The Dem.Rep. Congo was a colony until 1960. A lot of objects were collectioned by Belgian missionaries, colonials,museums ... "from a old Belgian collection" suggests that the object is authentic and old because it was collected in the villages by ex-pats before the independance of CR Congo. There are a lot of collections in Belgium with a high value and quality. But don't believe the words ,you have to see the piece...
      > (I'm Belgian myself, so ...)
      > --- In African_Arts@yahoogroups.com, "pataphor123" <noreplylist@> wrote:
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      > > What does it mean when something says an item is from a(n) / old "Belgian collection"? I seem to see this a lot. What collection is being referred to? Thanks for any info. : )
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