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Extremely Unique Lega Figural Instrument 10"
Extremely Unique Lega Figural Instrument 10"
Extremely Unique Lega Figural Instrument 10"
Extremely Unique Lega Figural Instrument 10"
Extremely Unique Lega Figural Instrument 10"
Extremely Unique Lega Figural Instrument 10"
Extremely Unique Lega Figural Instrument 10"
Extremely Unique Lega Figural Instrument 10"
Extremely Unique Lega Figural Instrument 10"
Extremely Unique Lega Figural Instrument 10"
Extremely Unique Lega Figural Instrument 10"
Extremely Unique Lega Figural Instrument 10"

Extremely Unique Lega Figural Instrument 10″ – DRC – African Art

$495.00 $198.00

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Take a look at this extremely unique and really cool Lega instrument. I have not seen another piece quite like this. The instrument features two Lega people, one on each end. You can add this to your collection today.

Type of Object

Figure, statue, Instrument

Country of Origin

DRC (Democratic Republic of the Congo – formerly Zaire)

Ethnicity

Lega

Material

Wood, pigment, fabric, metal

Approximate Age

Unknown

Height

10"

Width

14"

Depth

2"

Weight

4lbs

Overall Condition

Possible minor imperfections and wear & tear, including but not limited to scuffing, cracking and minimal chipping. Possible previous repairs. See photos or inquire for more details.

Tribe Information

About the Lega People

Lega art is exclusively focused on and associated with the Bwami society. Each object has a precise role and function within their ceremonies and rituals and is used only by the initiated. These artefacts are numerous and are created from a variety of materials, particularly wood, ivory, bone and elephant hide.

Source:
Baquart, Jean-Baptiste. The Tribal Arts of Africa. New York: Thames and Hudson Inc. 1998. Print.

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