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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

Africa | Maternity figure from the Luluwa people, DR Congo | Wood, metal ring | 19th - 20th century

Maternity Figure (Bwanga bwa Cibola) century Geography:Democratic Republic of the Congo Culture:Luluwa peoples Medium:Wood, metal ring Dimensions:H.

Bocio or Nkisi Involved more than one person. Artist who created the raw figure, the diviner who activated the object by attaching a variety of personal items to the sculpture, and the client who uses it in a particular ritual context (Blier, 1995). Sculptor carves it, diviner customizes it adding symbolic materials- special earths and stones, leaves and seeds, parts of animals, bird beaks and feathers, all of which are specifically combined to attract and direct forces for an intended…

of Congo, Kongo peoples - cent. Power Figure Nkisi (Metropolitan Museum of Art)

Luluwa. D. R. Congo                                                       …

Kasai Region, Presumbaly Luluwa, Mask, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Democratic Republic of Congo/Memory Board (Lukasa)

Memory Board (Lukasa) (Democratic Republic of Congo; Luba) Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Mask (Pumbu) Date: century Geography: Democratic Republic of the Congo Culture: Pende peoples Medium: Wood, pigments Dimensions: H.

Provenance: Belgian Collection Robert & Marianne Huber, Dixon, Illinois John Paynter, Dallas, 1977 John Buxton, Dallas

) (Democratic Republic of Congo) Male Ancestor Wood Height: 17 inches Width: 7 inches - Available at 2007 June African & Oceanic Art.

Photographed at the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois.

Maternity Figure Luluwa Democratic Republic of Congo Mid-Late century CE Wood

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