Large 22 LUBA Female Cult Figure Statue Congo DRC African Tribal Art 1039
SUPERB LUBA Female Cult Figure. Superb statue, very slender, with an aerial, modern and energetic look The hands are placed on the shoulders, scarifications are typical and numerous. Unfortunately, feet and lower legs are missing, there is a big defect at the haircut and it has a recent blow to one of the hands. It is still a very impressive piece. The Luba are a great people in eastern DRC. Their caryatid seats, their cup holders, chiefs' sticks, arrow holders, adzes and cult statues are very famous and among the most valued objects in African Art. TYPE OF OBJECT : Statue, figure.
DIMENSIONS : 22 1/4 inches high About 23 3/4 with the base. Please have a look on the pictures and the description.
Sotheby's, Tribal Art London March 26th 1990 lot n°158. LUBA, aux sources du Zaire, François NEYT. Editions du Musee Dapper, 1993.
The item "Large 22 LUBA Female Cult Figure Statue Congo DRC African Tribal Art 1039" is in sale since Wednesday, June 23, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\African\1900-Now\Masks". The seller is "galerie-de-la-louve-arts-premiers" and is located in La Louvière. This item can be shipped worldwide.