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54" LUBA Kibango Chief's Staff Scepter Congo Drc African Tribal Art Regalia 1615

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54" LUBA Kibango Chief's Staff Scepter Congo Drc African Tribal Art Regalia 1615
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CONGO DRC
BEAUTIFUL LUBA CHIEF'S STAFF - SCEPTER - CANE
( KIBANGO )

Chief's staffs, symbols of authority (regalia), were reserved for leaders, village chiefs or important dignitaries. They displayed the social position of their holders.
The board-shaped section engraved with geometric patterns is called dibulu. The female representation that surmounts it is of very good quality.
The Luba are a great people in eastern DRC.
Their caryatid seats, their cup holders, chiefs' sticks, arrow holders, adzes and cult figures are very famous and among the most valued objects in African Art.
CHARACTERISTICS :
TYPE OF OBJECT : Scepter, Chief's staff
ETHNICAL GROUP : Luba, Baluba
ORIGINE : Congo DRC
MATERIAL : Wood
DIMENSIONS : About 54 inches high (137 cm)
CONDITION : Medium
Please have a look on the pictures

Bibliographie - Bibliography
- LUBA, aux sources du Zaïre, François NEYT, Editions du Musée Dapper, 1993
- LUBA, Visions d'Afrique, Editions 5 Continents, Mary Nooter Roberts et Allen F. Roberts, 2006
- MEMORY, Luba Art and the Making of History, Mary Nooter Roberts, 1996

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    54" LUBA Kibango Chief's Staff Scepter Congo Drc African Tribal Art Regalia 1615

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    0009: 54" LUBA Kibango Chief's Staff Scepter Congo Drc African Tribal Art Regalia 1615

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    CONGO DRC
    BEAUTIFUL LUBA CHIEF'S STAFF - SCEPTER - CANE
    ( KIBANGO )

    Chief's staffs, symbols of authority (regalia), were reserved for leaders, village chiefs or important dignitaries. They displayed the social position of their holders.
    The board-shaped section engraved with geometric patterns is called dibulu. The female representation that surmounts it is of very good quality.
    The Luba are a great people in eastern DRC.
    Their caryatid seats, their cup holders, chiefs' sticks, arrow holders, adzes and cult figures are very famous and among the most valued objects in African Art.
    CHARACTERISTICS :
    TYPE OF OBJECT : Scepter, Chief's staff
    ETHNICAL GROUP : Luba, Baluba
    ORIGINE : Congo DRC
    MATERIAL : Wood
    DIMENSIONS : About 54 inches high (137 cm)
    CONDITION : Medium
    Please have a look on the pictures

    Bibliographie - Bibliography
    - LUBA, aux sources du Zaïre, François NEYT, Editions du Musée Dapper, 1993
    - LUBA, Visions d'Afrique, Editions 5 Continents, Mary Nooter Roberts et Allen F. Roberts, 2006
    - MEMORY, Luba Art and the Making of History, Mary Nooter Roberts, 1996

    Reserve: $950.00

    Shipping:
  • Domestic: Flat-rate of $35.00 to anywhere within the contiguous U.S.
  • International: Foreign shipping rates are determined by destination. International shipping may be subject to VAT.
  • Combined shipping: Please ask about combined shipping for multiple lots before bidding.
  • Location: This item ships from Belgium

    Your purchase is protected:
    Photos, descriptions, and estimates were prepared with the utmost care by a fully certified expert and appraiser. All items in this sale are guaranteed authentic.

    In the rare event that the item did not conform to the lot description in the sale, Jasper52 specialists are here to help. Buyers may return the item for a full refund provided you notify Jasper52 within 5 days of receiving the item.
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