This Lega style statue features a female figure with typical Lega features. The figure measures 15 inches tall and weighs 2 pounds. The tip of her left foot has chipped and there is some cracking, scuffing and general wear and tear throughout. Please inspect photos carefully.
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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.
Baquart, Jean-Baptiste. The Tribal Arts of Africa. New York: Thames and Hudson Inc. 1998. Print.