This Lega style statue features a male figure with typical Lega features. The figure measures 13.5 inches tall and weighs 1 pound. The piece has some minor cracking, scuffing and general wear and tear. Please inspect photos.
Lega Style Statue 13.5″ on Custom Base – DR Congo – African Art
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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.