MC1619 Large female statue Luba Large Female Figure Congo DRC

MC1619 Large female statue Luba Large Female Figure Congo DRC

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CONGO DRC

Superb LUBA cult statue


Large classical style statue

The Luba are a large people of eastern DRC. Their seats with caryatids, their carriers of cups, staffs of chiefs, arrow holders, adzes and cult statues are very famous and among the most prized objects in African Art.
 
Features:

TYPE OF OBJECT: Statue
ETHNIC GROUP: Luba, Baluba
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Congo DRC
MATERIAL: Wood
DIMENSIONS: 45.5cm
48 cm with the base
CONDITION: See pictures

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Bibliography - Bibliography

- LUBA, at the sources of Zaire, François NEYT, Editions du Musée Dapper, 1993.
- LUBA, Visions of Africa, Editions 5 Continents, Mary Nooter Roberts and Allen F. Roberts, 2006
- MEMORY, Luba Art and the Making of History, Mary Nooter Roberts, 1996
- Art and Power in the Central African Savannah, Constantin Petridis, Mercator Fund, Cleveland Museum of Art, 2008

- Congo River, François NEYT, Quai Branly Museum, Mercator Fund, 2010


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CONGO DRC

LUBA female cult figure

Large & splendid classic figure

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.

Features:

TYPE OF OBJECT: Statue, figure
ETHNIC GROUP: Luba Baluba
ORIGIN: Congo Drc
MATERIAL: Wood
DIMENSIONS: About 18 inches high (45.5 cm)
About 19 inches high with the base (48 cm)
CONDITION: Please have a look on the pictures