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Ancestor figure – Wood – Luba – DR Congo


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Stylistic wooden ancestor figure from the Luba people of DR Congo. This serene Luba figure epitomizes the art and mystery that carvers from this tribe have imbued in their sculpture. They quiet power of the figure elicits the respect that the tribe owed to their ancestors.. Good condition with an old aged patina.

Provenance: Manfred Schäfer collection, ex- gallery owner from Ulm, Germany.

Object: Ancestor Figure
Ethnic group: Luba
Country: DR Congo
Material: Wood
Period: Mid 20th century
Sold with stand: No
Dimensions: 34x11x10 cm
Weight: 1050 gram
Condition: Good condition, used with some signs of wear


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