Figure - Cord, Feathers, Glass beads, Wood, calabash - Luba - Congo DRC

Description
Figure - Cord, Feathers, Glass beads, Wood, calabash - Luba - Congo DRC
Very good condition, slightly used with small signs of wear

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

Insured shipping

Lot details
Object
Figure
Ethnic group/ culture
Luba
Region/ country
Congo DRC
Material
calabash, Cord, Feathers, Glass beads, Wood
Condition
Very good condition, slightly used with small signs of wear
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
32×14×13 cm
Weight
400 g
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