Figure - Wood - Luba - Congo DRC

Description
Figure - Wood - Luba - Congo DRC
Mid 20th century - Vintage - used with visible signs of wear

This female anthropomorphic stool ( 25cm high) is from the Luba people, a Bantu-speaking group who live in south central Democratic Republic of the Congo.

A female Luba figure H= 40 cm coming from the collection of Frédéric Coppin.

For the Luba, women are on the top of the society. This women has a mouth in 8 shape, and a black encrusted patina.

The wood is well oxidized attesting some age. I would say around 1950-60. Part of the round base missing due to insect damages,. No stand.

Lot details
Object
Figure
Ethnic group/ culture
Luba
Region/ country
Congo DRC
Material
Wood
Period
Mid 20th century
Condition
Vintage - used with visible signs of wear
Sold with stand
Yes
Dimensions
40×11×11 cm
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