Kruk - Hout - Luba - DR Congo

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Kruk - Hout - Luba - DR Congo
Midden 20e eeuw - Redelijk

Stylistic large wooden stool from the Luba people of DR Congo.
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 male figure who balance it on their head and his hands.

Considered the age, overall fair condition with a well stylized coiffure. Contains clear traces of tribal use.

Provenance: former private collection from Belgium.

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May as well be viewed and picked up at the Asian African Art Gallery in Vessem (NL).

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Kavelgegevens
Object
Kruk
Etnische groep / cultuur
Luba
Regio / land
DR Congo
Materiaal
Hout
Periode
Midden 20e eeuw
Staat
Redelijk
Verkocht met standaard
Nee
Afmetingen
52×40×40 cm
Gewicht
7500 g
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