Rare LUMBU statue that are in Gabon and Republic of Congo in the savannah of Tchibanga, height 34 cm, good condition, the base is quite eroded, beautiful polychrome pigments brick red, black and white kaolin. She has a necklace of wooden beads, a remaining earring and must have had a feather ornament on the top of the headdress (remaining), note the glass eyes.
It is very finely carved, perfectly geometrical and symmetrical, a beautiful patina of use and a very modern design, cubing, great art!
These statues are very rare on the market, here is an example at Sothebys=> Lumbu
Former Belgian collection Serge Sheer.
|Style||Tribal Art (African Statues, Puppets, Dolls, Maternity of Tribal Art Style)|
|Period||20th century (African Statues, Puppets, Dolls, Maternity 20th century)|
|Country of origin||Gabon|
|Shipping Time||Ready to ship in 2-3 Business Days|
|Location||17300, Rochefort, France|