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.
Female Luba Figural Container 16″ – DR Congo – African Art
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Some imperfections and wear and tear. See photos or inquire for more 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.
Baquart, Jean-Baptiste. The Tribal Arts of Africa. New York: Thames and Hudson Inc. 1998. Print.