Iginga figurine Lega - SOLD OUT

Small African statue of Lega, related to the Bwami

African Iginga type statuette owned by a high-ranking insider of the Bwami community. Among lega, statuettes, statuettes and masks in wood and ivory are linked to aphorisms or proverbs that correspond to moral and social codes inculcated in the initiates throughout their initiations in the Bwami that governs the political and social life of the lega company. One time is not customary, the person represented has small bone arms. Pretty piece that will delight any collector of primitive art particularly interested in Lega.

This tribal statuette is offered by our art gallery at a price much lower than the value estimated by the experts of Catawiki, enjoy it.

Origin : private collection P. Vandenbergh, BelgiumDating : 1950'sSize : 21 x 7 cmMaterials : wood, bones, fabric

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Data sheet

Presumed dating
1st half XXth century
Size
Expert's estimate
Ethnic group
Lega / Balega / Warega
Material(s)
Wood
Country
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Origin
Tribal art collection Belgium

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