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Stool – Wood – Luba – DR Congo

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Description

In many cultures throughout the southeastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo the seats of leaders are important symbols of power and authority.
The main function of the stool was not to serve as a seat, but rather as a receptacle for the chief’s spirit.
The seat of this royal LUBA stool is supported by a standing female figure who balance it on their head and her hands.

Object: Stool
Ethnic group/ culture: Luba
Region/ country: DR Congo
Material: Wood
Period: Second half 20th century
Condition: Good
Dimensions: 22×13×13 cm
Weight: 700 g
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