Statue - Wood - votive - Luba - Congo DRC

Description
Statue - Wood - votive - Luba - Congo DRC
Early 20th century - Good

Provenance:
Collection of the African Art Museum of Saint-Cyprien, near Perpignan.
Sale of the Auction House Million in Drouot-Paris, lot 290, the 21/05/2019.

Votive figurine representing a naked masculine ancestor, kneeling, the hands placed on the belly, as a gesture of propriety. The face presents a beautiful intense and internalised expression.

Hardwood, ancient shiny brown and reddish patina, traces of fetish matters under the phallus.

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

Objects are sent with insurance and track & trace.

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

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

Lot details
Object
Statue
Indigenous object name
votive
Ethnic group/ culture
Luba
Region/ country
Congo DRC
Material
Wood
Period
Early 20th century
Condition
Good
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
28.5×12×11.5 cm
Weight
0.975 kg
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