Wooden ancestor figure with 2 faces from the Lega people of DR Congo. This kind of figure was employed during initiation ceremonies, they had a mnemonic function insofar as they assisted in the telling of `ancestor stories`or in the depiction of proverbs. The heart shaped face is covered with white kaoliën. The LEGA figure has a powerful appearance. Good condition with traces of tribal use.
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May as well be viewed and picked up at the Asian African Art Gallery in Vessem (NL).
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- Repubblica Democratica del Congo
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- 26×9×9 cm
- 540 g