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Fine LUBA old cult figure statue sculpture Congo African Tribal Art 1275
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CONGO DRC
BEAUTIFUL OLD FEMALE FIGURE LUBA
Very beautiful sculpture
Despite its atypical position, it combines most of the characteristics of Luba art, superb cross headdress, hands placed on the chest, scarifications
The shoulders are geometric
The face is imbued with great serenity. Beautiful patina
It would have been carved in a workshop in the Lukuga region
The Luba are a great people in eastern DRC.
Their caryatid seats, their cup holders, chiefs' sticks, arrow holders, adzes and ancestral statues are very famous and among the most valued objects in African Art.
Characteristics:
TYPE OF OBJECT: Statue, figure
ETHNICAL GROUP: Luba Baluba
ORIGINE: Congo Drc
MATERIAL: Wood
DIMENSIONS: About 12 1/2 inches high
About 14 1/4 with the base
CONDITION: Medium - Bad
Please have a look on the pictures.
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
- Art et Pouvoir dans la savane d'Afrique Centrale, Constantin Petridis, Fonds Mercator, Cleveland Museum of Art, 2008
- Fleuve Congo, François NEYT, Musée du Quai Branly, Fonds Mercator, 2010, "La représentation féminine dans le royaume Luba", pages 354-386
- De l’objet au rêve, du rêve à l’objet. Panorama des artefacts et traditions oniriques dans la communauté Luba, Albert Constant-Piot, Tribal Art Magazine N°100, ETE 2021

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    Fine LUBA old cult figure statue sculpture Congo African Tribal Art 1275

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    CONGO DRC
    BEAUTIFUL OLD FEMALE FIGURE LUBA
    Very beautiful sculpture
    Despite its atypical position, it combines most of the characteristics of Luba art, superb cross headdress, hands placed on the chest, scarifications
    The shoulders are geometric
    The face is imbued with great serenity. Beautiful patina
    It would have been carved in a workshop in the Lukuga region
    The Luba are a great people in eastern DRC.
    Their caryatid seats, their cup holders, chiefs' sticks, arrow holders, adzes and ancestral statues are very famous and among the most valued objects in African Art.
    Characteristics:
    TYPE OF OBJECT: Statue, figure
    ETHNICAL GROUP: Luba Baluba
    ORIGINE: Congo Drc
    MATERIAL: Wood
    DIMENSIONS: About 12 1/2 inches high
    About 14 1/4 with the base
    CONDITION: Medium - Bad
    Please have a look on the pictures.
    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
    - Art et Pouvoir dans la savane d'Afrique Centrale, Constantin Petridis, Fonds Mercator, Cleveland Museum of Art, 2008
    - Fleuve Congo, François NEYT, Musée du Quai Branly, Fonds Mercator, 2010, "La représentation féminine dans le royaume Luba", pages 354-386
    - De l’objet au rêve, du rêve à l’objet. Panorama des artefacts et traditions oniriques dans la communauté Luba, Albert Constant-Piot, Tribal Art Magazine N°100, ETE 2021

    Reserve: $1,800.00

    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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