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A serene maternity Figure (Bwanga Bwa Cibola) Bena Lulua /Luluwa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Africa. Carved wood with highly ornate tribal tattoo designs and shown holding a small infant asleep in her arms. A charming image and a vintage example with age and wear. Perhaps carved for the art market, yet no denying this is an old sculpture. Measures 21 x 5 inches. 3 lb shipping weight.

Condition

Heavily eroded, repair to foot by earlier collector.

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Bena Lulua maternity sculpture, African Art

Estimate $300 - $500May 12, 2018