David Malík

Luba power figure 'Kakuji'

Luba

D. R. Congo

28cm

DESCRIPTION

Wood, dark brown patina, two strings of blue glass beads, loincloth, cavity in the head filled with 'medicinal' mass, sacrificial traces.

By enhancing the objects with particular substances, the ritual specialist invites the spirits the inhabit the receptacle, that can be then used to assist with particlar tasks

On a professional customised stand

CONDITION

Good

Provenance

Ex Lucas Ratton Gallery, Paris, France

DATE

19th - 20th Century

Dimensions

28cm

PRICE

GBP £

4100

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