This hand-carved Lega statue shows a lot of wear and tear adding to it’s character and charm. The are scuffs and small holes throughout but the statue is sturdy. The figure measures 11 inches tall on a custom base and weighs 1 pound.
Weathered Lega Figure on Custom Base 11″ – DRC – African Art
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Some scuffing and pinholes. Wear and tear throughout. See photos.
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.