LUBA MBOKO CUP HOLDER FIGURE

€195.00

This remarkable Luba cup bearer is an object linked to the divination rite, like the other women with cups.

The face is very elongated with a beautiful expression, the hands holding the bowl are schematized, the aesthetic balance of the object is remarkable.

The theme of the woman with the bowl is linked to the rite of divination.

In the bowl is preserved white clay, which in the whole of black Africa has a ritual meaning. On this Luba cup holder, the woman sits holding the bowl. 

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Data sheet

Presumed dating
1st half XXth century
Size
20 cm
Ethnic group
Luba / Baluba / Louba
Material(s)
Wood
Country
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Origin
Tribal art collection Belgium
Condition
Excellent