Lega African Figure/Statue with Multi-Faces 32″ – DRC

$525.00

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Type of Object

Figure, statue

Country of Origin

DR Congo

Ethnicity

Lega

Material

Metal

Approximate Age

Unknown

Height

32"

Width

9”

Depth

9"

Weight

23.5lbs

Overall Condition

Large crack on head, Large crack down front

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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