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Bena Luluwa Female Figure mbulenga Bena Luluwa peoples, Bakwa Ndolo sub-group Kasai River district, Democratic Republic of the Congo Wood Height: 49 cm

Bena Luluwa Female Figure mbulenga Bena Luluwa peoples, Bakwa Ndolo sub-group Kasai River district, Democratic Republic of the Congo Wood Height: 49 cm Provenance Collected in the field by Dr. T. Fourche, before 1940

Figure of a leopard chief Date: 19th–early 20th century Geography: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Western Kasai Culture: Luluwa peoples, Bakwa Ndolo Medium: Wood (Vitex madiensis), pigments, metal, plastic Dimensions: H.: 26 3/8 in. (67 cm)

Figure of a leopard chief: Ilunga Mukulu Date: 19th–early 20th century Geography: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Western Kasai Culture: Luluwa peoples, Bakwa Ndolo, Bumba Medium: Wood Dimensions: H.: 26 3/8 in. (67 cm)

Africa | Figure from the Luba people of the DR Congo | Early 20th century | Likely to have had a religious or ceremonial purpose.