Authenticity

1 – Objects produced by a people to be used by and within its own society.
2 – Objects produced by a people to be used not only by its own society, but also by other peoples.
3 – Objects produced according to a people’s traditional methods, but commissioned by other peoples.
4 – Objects produced according to a people’s traditional methods, but intended for the tourist trade.
5 – Copies of important original artefacts, produced according to a people’s traditional methods, intended for the tourist trade.
6 – Copies of important original artefacts, produced according to a people’s traditional methods, with the intention to sell them as authentic objects.

Beeldhouwer, Luba, Congo