LUBA STATUE

Luba tribe, Democratic Republic of Congo

Height : 5 cm    Age : 1st half of 20th Century

Materials :
wood, organic materials

Remarkably designed miniature with hole in the head filled by mixture of magical substances. Those small statues presenting ancestors were used as personal fetish against diseases or to increase fertility, etc.  Object is delivered together with tailored pedestal.

Provenience :
Belgian collection

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