Woman statue - Luba Luika - Congo DRC

Description
Woman statue - Luba Luika - Congo DRC
1st half 20th century - Vintage - used with visible signs of wear

Height: 26 cm; 10.2 inches.
Provenance: private collection, Belgium - document of provenance signed and delivered upon request of the buyer.
Important collection of Brussels.
Dating: The 1930s.

Very ancient feminine figurine. There is a lack on the base and another one on the head.
An important bias characterised the stylistic treatment of the face.
The hands are placed on the abdomen.
The hair pulled backwards is subdivided into several lobes.

Please note the detail of the double eyelids.
The remarkably present philtrum slightly highlights the top lip very aesthetically. This piece attests of great sculptural mastery. Crusty patina.
The style is close to he Luika workshop.

Shipment within 24 working hours.
Track & trace included.
With acknowledgment of receipt.

Tags: mask, figurine, sculpture, figure, statuette, wood, art, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, USA, Dogon, contemporary, first, primitive, tribal, African, antiquity, artwork, gallery, Picasso, Giacometti, art gallery, African art, cubism.

Lot details
Object
Woman statue
Region/ country
Congo DRC
Material
Luba Luika
Period
1st half 20th century
Condition
Vintage - used with visible signs of wear
Sold with stand
Yes
Dimensions
26×0×0 cm
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