Bearing statue of Mboko cup - Luba Baluba - Congo DRC

Description
Bearing statue of Mboko cup - Luba Baluba - Congo DRC
mid 20th century - Vintage - used with visible signs of wear

29 x 10 cm.
Wood, beads.
Former collection Belgium

Similar figurines of this type, from the Luba country, are visible in the museum of Tervuren. Classically, this statuette depicts a woman holding a cup in front of her, this kind of object is called “Mboko”.
Refined piece, particularly the hairdo.
Wonderful symmetry and balance.
Please note the detail on the ventral scarifications. The hairstyle is inspired by the “master of the cascading hairdos”.
Little necklace of beads.

Cf. Trésors d'Afrique, Musée de Tervuren, 1995.

Shipment within 24 working hours.
Track & 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
Bearing statue of Mboko cup
Region/ country
Congo DRC
Material
Luba Baluba
Period
Mid 20th century
Condition
Vintage - used with visible signs of wear
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
29×10×0 cm
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