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LUBA Large Kifwebe Congo Baluba Mask Provenance African

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Lot 0007 Details

Description
CONGO DRC
LUBA
Rare Kifwebe Large Mask
There is a sticker inside
Village: MUKUNA ? ( but a little unreadable)
Chefferie: ? (unreadable)
Territoire: ? (unreadable)
Like their neighbors Songye, the Luba created these highly recognizable and sought-after striated masks
The Luba are a great people in eastern DRC. Their caryatid seats, bearing cups, chiefs' sticks, arrow holders, adzes and ancestral statues are very famous
and among the most valued objects in African Art.
PROVENANCE: Patric Claes is a Belgian dealer of African Art in Brussels
He's is a specialist for the Congo traditionnal Arts. Exhibition in Cultures Bruneaf Brussels in 2019. He made also an exhibition of MBANGU PENDE (sickness Pende masks) in 2017.
Characteristics:
TYPE OF OBJECT: Mask
ETHNICAL GROUP: Luba
ORIGINE: Congo Drc
MATÉRIAL: Wood.
DIMENSIONS: about 19 1/4 Inches high.
CONDITION: Medium - Bad
Large crackle (last picture)
Please have a look on the pictures.
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Bibliography - Bibliographie
- LUBA, aux sources du Zaïre, François NEYT, Editions du Musée Dapper, 1993.
- LUBA, Visions d'Afrique, Editions 5 Continents, Mary Nooter Roberts et Allen F. Roberts, 2006
- MEMORY, Luba Art and the Making of History, Mary Nooter Roberts, 1996
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CONGO RDC
LUBA Rare Grand masque Kifwebe
Une grande étiquette à l'intérieur
Village: MUKUNA ? (presque illisible)
Chefferie: ? (illisible)
Territoire: ? (illisible)
A l'instar de leurs voisins Songye, les Luba ont créé ces masques striés très reconnaissables et recherchés
Les Luba sont un grand peuple de l'est de la RDC. Leurs sièges à caryatides, porteuses de coupes, bâtons de chefs, porte-flèches, herminettes et statues d'ancêtres sont très célèbres et parmi les objets les plus prisés dans l'Art Africain.
PROVENANCE: Patric Claes is a Belgian dealer of African Art in Brussels
He's is a specialist for the Congo traditionnal Arts. Exhibition in Cultures Bruneaf Brussels in 2019. He made also an exhibition of MBANGU PENDE (sickness Pende masks) in 2017.
Caractéristiques:
TYPE D'OBJET: Masque
GROUPE ETHNIQUE: Luba - Baluba
PAYS D'ORIGINE: Congo Rdc
MATERIAU: Bois.
DIMENSIONS: Hauteur: 49 cm
ETAT : Moyen - mauvais
Grande fente (voir dernière photo)

Reserve: $1,200.00

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    LUBA Large Kifwebe Congo Baluba Mask Provenance African

    Estimate $1,500 - $2,000Oct 15, 2019
    Starting Price $800
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