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Female Luba Figural Container
Female Luba Figural Container
Female Luba Figural Container
Female Luba Figural Container
Female Luba Figural Container
Female Luba Figural Container
Female Luba Figural Container
Female Luba Figural Container
Female Luba Figural Container
Female Luba Figural Container
Female Luba Figural Container
Female Luba Figural Container
Female Luba Figural Container
Female Luba Figural Container

Female Luba Figural Container 16″ – DR Congo – African Art

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A beautiful Luba figural container. The statue features a nude female figure balancing a container on her head. The piece measures 16 inches tall and weighs 4.5 pounds.

Type of Object

Figural Container

Country of Origin

DR Congo

Ethnicity

Luba

Material

Wood, Pigment

Approximate Age

Unknown

Height (Inches)

16”

Width (Inches)

6.5”

Depth (Inches)

7”

Weight (Pounds)

4.5 lbs

Overall Condition

Some imperfections and wear and tear. See photos or inquire for more information.

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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