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Fine LUBA Classical Cult Figure Statue Congo DRC African Tribal Art 1276

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Fine LUBA Classical Cult Figure Statue Congo DRC African Tribal Art 1276
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CONGO DRC
Cute LUBA female cultual figure
This visibly ancient statue is typically in the style of the Eastern Luba.
Her former owner told me she was from a Honga workshop
Very pretty face
As often, in Luba art, a piece that exudes great serenity
The Luba are a great people in eastern DRC.
Their caryatid seats, their cup holders, chiefs' sticks, arrow holders, adzes and ancestral 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: About 12 3/4 inches high
About 14 1/4 inches with the base
CONDITION: Medium - Bad
(see photos)
Please have a look on the pictures
Bibliography
- LUBA, aux sources du Zaïre, François NEYT, Editions du Musée Dapper, 1993.
- LUBA, Visions d'Afrique, Editions 5 Continents, Mary Nooter Roberts et Allen F. Roberts, 2006
- MEMORY, Luba Art and the Making of History, Mary Nooter Roberts, 1996
- Art et Pouvoir dans la savane d'Afrique Centrale, Constantin Petridis, Fonds Mercator, Cleveland Museum of Art, 2008
- Fleuve Congo, François NEYT, Musée du Quai Branly, Fonds Mercator, 2010

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    Fine LUBA Classical Cult Figure Statue Congo DRC African Tribal Art 1276

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    Est. $1,500 - $2,000Starting Price $950
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    CONGO DRC
    Cute LUBA female cultual figure
    This visibly ancient statue is typically in the style of the Eastern Luba.
    Her former owner told me she was from a Honga workshop
    Very pretty face
    As often, in Luba art, a piece that exudes great serenity
    The Luba are a great people in eastern DRC.
    Their caryatid seats, their cup holders, chiefs' sticks, arrow holders, adzes and ancestral 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: About 12 3/4 inches high
    About 14 1/4 inches with the base
    CONDITION: Medium - Bad
    (see photos)
    Please have a look on the pictures
    Bibliography
    - LUBA, aux sources du Zaïre, François NEYT, Editions du Musée Dapper, 1993.
    - LUBA, Visions d'Afrique, Editions 5 Continents, Mary Nooter Roberts et Allen F. Roberts, 2006
    - MEMORY, Luba Art and the Making of History, Mary Nooter Roberts, 1996
    - Art et Pouvoir dans la savane d'Afrique Centrale, Constantin Petridis, Fonds Mercator, Cleveland Museum of Art, 2008
    - Fleuve Congo, François NEYT, Musée du Quai Branly, Fonds Mercator, 2010

    Reserve: $1,200.00

    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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