Magic Calabash - Wood, Calebash - Luba - Congo DRC - Asian African Art
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Magic Calabash – Wood, Calebash – Luba – Congo DRC


Mid 20th century – Good condition, used with some signs of wear

Object:Magic Calabash
Ethnic group/ culture:Luba
Region/ country:Congo DRC
Material:Calebash, Wood
Period:mid 20th century
Condition:Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand:Yes
Dimensions:28×12×12 cm
Weight:200 g

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In addition to their statues and masks, the Luba also adorned everyday objects with human figures. For instance, calabashes containing pigments were adorned and used by diviners.

Fine detailed kalebas with a great aged patina. Contains traces of wear and tear. The figure stands on it`s own. Stand is included!

Provenance: former private collection from Belgium.

Shipping within 24 hours after the payment is received. Tracking number will be provided. Signature upon delivery. Fully insured.
May as well be viewed and picked up at the Asian African Art Gallery in Vessem (NL).