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Luba Pendant, DR Congo

Luba Pendant, DR Congo

Luba Pendant, DR Congo

Luba Pendant, DR Congo

PENDENTIF CORNE SONGYE Congo, Ivoire En ivoire d'éléphant, anthropomorphe, le sommet sculpté d'une tête féminine penchée en avant, le cou annelé, l'extrémité inférieure évasée. Percées à deux reprises de part en part, permettant de porter la figurine attachée au bras, à la ceinture ou au cou. H_28 cm * Cet objet sera publié dans le futur livre « White Gold, Black Hands, Ivory Sculpture in Kongo » par Marc Félix.

PENDENTIF CORNE SONGYE Congo, Ivoire En ivoire d'éléphant, anthropomorphe, le sommet sculpté d'une tête féminine penchée en avant, le cou annelé, l'extrémité inférieure évasée. Percées à deux reprises de part en part, permettant de porter la figurine attachée au bras, à la ceinture ou au cou. H_28 cm * Cet objet sera publié dans le futur livre « White Gold, Black Hands, Ivory Sculpture in Kongo » par Marc Félix.

Africa | Statuette from the Lega people of DR Congo | Ivory

Africa | Statuette from the Lega people of DR Congo | Ivory

Africa | Pendant in the form of a female half figure from the Luba people of DR Congo | Ivory | 19th to 20th century

Africa | Pendant in the form of a female half figure from the Luba people of DR Congo | Ivory | 19th to 20th century

Africa | Spoon ~ kalukili ~ from the Lega people of Ivory Coast | Elephant ivory; softly worn and lustrous golden patina | ca. 1969 or earlier

Africa | Spoon ~ kalukili ~ from the Lega people of Ivory Coast | Elephant ivory; softly worn and lustrous golden patina | ca. 1969 or earlier

Africa | Sash of Omakipa | Namibia, late 19th - early 20th century | Omakipa are commissioned as gifts to the future bride by the groom. After marriage, he continues to add to his wife’s collection which she wears on feast days to reflect his wealth. This assemblage was attached to a belt and hung vertically behind the legs.

Africa | Sash of Omakipa | Namibia, late 19th - early 20th century | Omakipa are commissioned as gifts to the future bride by the groom. After marriage, he continues to add to his wife’s collection which she wears on feast days to reflect his wealth. This assemblage was attached to a belt and hung vertically behind the legs.

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