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Large 22" LUBA Female Cult Figure Statue Congo DRC African Tribal Art 1039

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Large 22" LUBA Female Cult Figure Statue Congo DRC African Tribal Art 1039
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CONGO DRC
SUPERB LUBA
Female Cult Figure
Superb statue, very slender, with an aerial, modern and energetic look
The hands are placed on the shoulders, scarifications are typical and numerous. Beautiful dark patina.
Unfortunately, feet and lower legs are missing, there is a big defect at the haircut and it has a recent blow to one of the hands. It is still a very impressive piece
The Luba are a great people in eastern DRC.
Their caryatid seats, their cup holders, chiefs' sticks, arrow holders, adzes and cult statues are very famous and among the most valued objects in African Art.
Characteristics :
TYPE OF OBJECT : Statue, figure
ETHNICAL GROUP : Luba Baluba
ORIGINE : Congo Drc
MATERIAL : Wood
DIMENSIONS : 22 1/4 inches high
About 23 3/4 with the base
PROVENANCE: Private Collection
CONDITION : Bad
Please have a look on the pictures and the description.

Bibliographie - Bibliography
Sotheby's, Tribal Art London March 26th 1990 lot n°158
LUBA, aux sources du Zaire, François NEYT,
Editions du Musee Dapper, 1993.
- Sotheby's New York, African, Oceanic & Pre-Colombian Art, 15/05/15
NEW YORK

Reserve: $1,400.00

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    Large 22" LUBA Female Cult Figure Statue Congo DRC African Tribal Art 1039

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    CONGO DRC
    SUPERB LUBA
    Female Cult Figure
    Superb statue, very slender, with an aerial, modern and energetic look
    The hands are placed on the shoulders, scarifications are typical and numerous. Beautiful dark patina.
    Unfortunately, feet and lower legs are missing, there is a big defect at the haircut and it has a recent blow to one of the hands. It is still a very impressive piece
    The Luba are a great people in eastern DRC.
    Their caryatid seats, their cup holders, chiefs' sticks, arrow holders, adzes and cult statues are very famous and among the most valued objects in African Art.
    Characteristics :
    TYPE OF OBJECT : Statue, figure
    ETHNICAL GROUP : Luba Baluba
    ORIGINE : Congo Drc
    MATERIAL : Wood
    DIMENSIONS : 22 1/4 inches high
    About 23 3/4 with the base
    PROVENANCE: Private Collection
    CONDITION : Bad
    Please have a look on the pictures and the description.

    Bibliographie - Bibliography
    Sotheby's, Tribal Art London March 26th 1990 lot n°158
    LUBA, aux sources du Zaire, François NEYT,
    Editions du Musee Dapper, 1993.
    - Sotheby's New York, African, Oceanic & Pre-Colombian Art, 15/05/15
    NEW YORK

    Reserve: $1,400.00

    Shipping:
  • Domestic: Flat-rate of $35.00 to anywhere within the contiguous U.S.
  • International: Foreign shipping rates are determined by destination. International shipping may be subject to VAT.
  • Combined shipping: Please ask about combined shipping for multiple lots before bidding.
  • Location: This item ships from Belgium

    Your purchase is protected:
    Photos, descriptions, and estimates were prepared with the utmost care by a fully certified expert and appraiser. All items in this sale are guaranteed authentic.

    In the rare event that the item did not conform to the lot description in the sale, Jasper52 specialists are here to help. Buyers may return the item for a full refund provided you notify Jasper52 within 5 days of receiving the item.
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