Fetish - Wood - LEGA - Congo DRC

Description
Fetish - Wood - LEGA - Congo DRC
2nd half 20th century - Fair condition, used with visible signs of wear

Wood, leather skin partly covered with hair and kaolin...
On a black Wooden stand.

Send with BPost Track and Trace.

Lega art is linked exclusively to the Bwami society. The objects, used only by the initiates, have a specific role in Lega rites and ceremonies.
The statues are used during initiation rites and act as a reminder of Proverbs, instructions, or moreover stories about the ancestors. ( text from African-art.net ).

Lot details
Object
Fetish
Ethnic group/ culture
LEGA
Region/ country
Congo DRC
Material
Wood
Period
2nd half 20th century
Condition
Fair condition, used with visible signs of wear
Sold with stand
Yes
Dimensions
41×15×10 cm
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