Seated Luba Figure

c. 1950
$1,880 USD
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W: 4.5" D: 5.5" H: 13.0"
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Artisans from the Luba tribe were renowned for the organic flow of their carving style. This example clearly shows the smooth transition from aspect to aspect, maintaining a singular sheen and surface. The slight tilt of the head combines with the seated posture to convey a sense of contemplation, as if the sculpture is considering the words of an unseen subject. Diminutive in nature, this quietly expressive individual retains an incredible soul as a sculptural object.

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