Natte Katanda Lega figurine - SOLD OUT

African art figurine of Iginga type belonging to an initiate of Bwami.
It represents a katanda mat, a woman who speaks loudly and is not the most faithful. This type of statuette was used to instill the moral and social codes necessary for the common good among the Lega.
Figurine brought back by a Rwandan national at the end of the 90s.

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Data sheet

Presumed dating
1st half XXth century
Size
30 x 11 cm
Ethnic group
Lega / Balega / Warega
Material(s)
Wood
Country
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Origin
Tribal art collection Belgium
Condition
Excellent

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