Caryatid stool Chokwe Congo - SOLD OUT

Lupona prestige seats in African art

This African stool called Lupona, typical of the prestige objects produced by this people of Central Africa, is composed of a standing female figure supporting the seat in the manner of caryatids. The arms raised and bent at right angles, it is his fingers that keep the seat circular. The Baluba in African art are famous for giving a central place to the woman whose mystical role is central.

Origin : private collection, BelgiumDating : 1965'sSize : 23 x 17 cmMaterial : wood

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Presumed dating
Circa 1960
Size
Ethnic group
Chokwe / Tchokwe / Tschokwe
Material(s)
Wood
Country
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Origin
Tribal art collection Belgium

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