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LUBA Female Figure Statue Congo Upemba DRC African Tribal Art 1469

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LUBA Female Figure Statue Congo Upemba DRC African Tribal Art 1469
Item Details
Description
CONGO DRC
Cute LUBA female cultual figure
Nice patina
Probably from Malemba Nkulu in the Upemb area
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, plastic beads
DIMENSIONS: About 9 3/4 inches high
CONDITION: Medium
(see photos)
Bibliography
- LUBA, aux sources du Zaire, François NEYT, Editions du Musee 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, Musee du Quai Branly, Fonds Mercator, 2010

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    LUBA Female Figure Statue Congo Upemba DRC African Tribal Art 1469

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    Est. $550 - $700Starting Price $360
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    Lot 0123 Details
    Description
    ...
    CONGO DRC
    Cute LUBA female cultual figure
    Nice patina
    Probably from Malemba Nkulu in the Upemb area
    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, plastic beads
    DIMENSIONS: About 9 3/4 inches high
    CONDITION: Medium
    (see photos)
    Bibliography
    - LUBA, aux sources du Zaire, François NEYT, Editions du Musee 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, Musee du Quai Branly, Fonds Mercator, 2010

    Reserve: $450.00

    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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