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Lega initiation Figure

€145.00

Statuary among the Lega

These statuettes were kept in a basket belonging to several ritual communities that cooperated in important initiations. Each figure had an esoteric meaning. This statuette with folded arms and hands, with a white kaolin face, represents a man who would have settled an important conflict by his arbitration.  

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Data sheet

Presumed dating
Mid XXth century
Size
37 cm
Ethnic group
Lega / Balega / Warega
Material(s)
Wood, kaolin
Country
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Origin
Tribal art collection Belgium
Condition
Excellent

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