Figure on a round calabash On the top of the head is a hole - it could be a water tank or a pipe. On the other hand, it could be a container of a healer for magical substances. The surface of the calabash is slightly oily.
The figure is really masterfully carved with a very beautiful charisma.
Country of origin: Luba, D. R. Congo,
Period of acquisition: approx. 1950 or earlier
Length: approx. 32 cm
Weight: Approx. 396 g
Material: Calabash, wood, feathers, cords, glass beads, patina
From an old private collection
- Ethnic group/ culture
- Region/ country
- Congo DRC
- calabash, Cord, Feathers, Glass beads, Wood
- Very good condition, slightly used with small signs of wear
- Sold with stand
- 32×14×13 cm
- 400 g