Spoon (1) - Wood - Luba - Congo DRC

Description
Spoon (1) - Wood - Luba - Congo DRC
Mid 20th century - Good

LUBA ritual spoon

Spoon used by a healer to administer his potions.

The handle is made of a figurine of an ancestor woman, symbolizing fecundity.

It is kneeling and has its eyes closed, as it invokes protective spirits.


Provenance : Private Belgian collection


Certification on request


Shipping : Insured, tracked and traced
Pick up possible at our gallery in Brussels (Sablon)

Lot details
Total nr of items
1
Object
Spoon
Ethnic group/ culture
Luba
Region/ country
Congo DRC
Material
Wood
Period
Mid 20th century
Condition
Good
Sold with stand
Yes
Dimensions
23×0×0 cm
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