Calabash (1) - Wood - Luba - Congo

Description
Calabash (1) - Wood - Luba - Congo
2nd half 20th century - Good condition, used with some signs of wear

Grown calabash with seeds inside decorated with feathers at the end of it. Pedestal in wickerwork. The female statuette with raised arms is closing the calabash. The headdress in convergent stripes at the centre is typical of the Luba ethnic group. The belly of this one is adorned with scars. The navel is well pronounced. Calabash in honey coloured patina. Dark brown statuette.

Height: 30 cm.
Height of the statuette: 15 cm.

Lot details
Total nr of items
1
Object
Calabash
Ethnic group/ culture
Luba
Region/ country
Congo
Material
Wood
Period
2nd half 20th century
Condition
Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
30×20×15 cm
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