Luba figure Congo IN0127

$190.00

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Small Luba tribe wood figure from the Congo, Central Africa. Considered a prestige object the figure often has exaggerated coiffure and anthropomorphic features. The facial details are stylised in a Central African way with cowrie shell eyes and wide mouth . This is a typical example of Luba carving. Luba tend to carve small figures and masks.

Height 28.0 cm

Width 8.0 cm

weight 300 grams

Small Luba tribe wood figure from the Congo, Central Africa.  Considered a prestige object the figure often has exaggerated coiffure and anthropomorphic features.  The facial details are stylised in a Central African way with cowrie shell eyes and wide mouth .  This is a typical example of Luba carving. Luba tend to carve small figures and masks.

Height 28.0 cm

Width 8.0 cm

weight 300 grams

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