In addition to their statues and masks, the Luba also adorned everyday objects with human figures. For instance, calabashes containing pigments were adorned and used by diviners.
Fine detailed kalebas with a great aged patina. Contains traces of wear and tear. The figure stands stable on it`s own.
Provenance: former private collection from Belgium.
Shipping within 24 hours after the payment is received. Tracking number will be provided. Signature upon delivery. Fully insured.
May as well be viewed and picked up at the Asian African Art Gallery in Vessem (NL).
Welcome to bid on my other items:
- Magic Calabash
- Ethnic group/ culture
- Region/ country
- Congo DRC
- Calebash, Feathers, Wood
- Mid 20th century
- Good condition, used with some signs of wear
- Sold with stand
- 23×13×13 cm
- 190 g