Statuette of initiation to the Bwami - Lega - Iginga - Congo DRC

Description
Statuette of initiation to the Bwami - Lega - Iginga - Congo DRC
1st half 20th century - Vintage - used with visible signs of wear

25 x 9 cm.
Former collection Belgium

Iginga figurine which was used by high initiates of the Bwami, among the Lega. The shape of the body is magnificent, presenting amazing and stylised geometric volumes.
Dark patina due to the many applications of palm oil during initiatory rites.
Little necklaces in bone.

Shipment within 24 working hours.
Track and trace included.
With acknowledgement of receipt.

Tags: mask, figurine, sculpture, figure, statuette, wood, art, contemporary, first, primitive, tribal, African, antiquity, artwork, gallery, Picasso, Giacometti, art gallery, African art, cubism.

Lot details
Object
Statuette of initiation to the Bwami
Indigenous object name
Iginga
Region/ country
Congo DRC
Material
Lega
Period
1st half 20th century
Condition
Vintage - used with visible signs of wear
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
25×9×0 cm
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