SOLD / SOLD! MC1041 Pretty female worship statue LUBA Figure Congo DRC
Very many scarifications, some of which are unusual, beautiful three-lobed headdress. the neck is ringed
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.
37 cm with its base
- MEMORY, Luba Art and the Making of History, Mary Nooter Roberts, 1996
PRETTY FEMALE CULT FIGURE LUBA
Many scarifications, some of which are unusual, beautiful trilobed headdress. the neck is ringed
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.
About 14 1/2 with the base