Beautiful classic Luba style statue (probably from the Middle Luvua area) The hands are placed on the shoulders, scarifications typical and numerous, headdress cross. The patina dark and worn in places.
The Luba are a great people in eastern DRC.
Their caryatid seats, their cup holders, chiefs' sticks, arrow holders, adzes and cult figures are very famous and among the most valued objects in African Art.
TYPE OF OBJECT: Statue, figure
ETHNICAL GROUP: Luba Baluba
ORIGINE: Congo Drc
DIMENSIONS: 15 1/2 inches high About 17 with the base
Please have a look on the pictures and the description.