Ancestor statue - Wood - votive - Luba - Congo DRC

Description
Ancestor statue - Wood - votive - Luba - Congo DRC
Early 20th century - Vintage - used with visible signs of wear

Provenance:
Collection of the Museum of African Art of Saint-Cyprien, near Perpignan.
Sale carried out by the Million Auction in Drouot-Paris, lot 290 of the 22/05/2019.

Votive Figurine representing a naked masculine ancestor, kneeling, the hands placed on the belly, as a gesture of propriety. The face has a beautiful, intense and internalised expression.
Hard wood, an ancient shiny brown and red patina, traces of fetish matter under the phallus.

A certificate of authenticity, from the appraising organisation, “Origine Expert” in Paris, will be delivered with the mask.

Items are sent with a professional invoice and track & trace.

Parcels are sent from Monday to Saturday, via an express parcel service (Colissimo Suivi) of the French Post, with track & trace. The shipment takes 2 and 5 days throughout Europe.



You can view and/or pick up the piece in Ajaccio, 20090 France.

Lot details
Object
Ancestor statue
Indigenous object name
votive
Ethnic group/ culture
Luba
Region/ country
Congo DRC
Material
Wood
Period
Early 20th century
Condition
Vintage - used with visible signs of wear
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
28.5×12×11.5 cm
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