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Tabwa wooden statue - DRC, Congo - African Art Tribal Art
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  • Title: Tabwa wooden statue - DRC, Congo - African Art Tribal Art
  • Item Category: Statue
  • Date/Period: Mid 20th century
  • Origin: DRC, Congo
  • Materials: Wood
  • Dimensions: 27,17 Inch
  • Weight: 6,31 Pounds
  • Note: Stand not included.
  • Additional Information: Displaying linear scarifications in checkerboards, this sculpted character also sports a headdress in small diamonds. His posture remains classic, hands symbolically placed on the abdomen, evoking the importance of lineage, transmission, and seat of knowledge. The Luba dominated the Tabwa in the region along Lake Tanganyika, between Zaire and Zambia. "Tabwa" or "to be tied down" presumably refers to the system of slavery once practiced by Islamic merchants. The Tabwa then regained their independence thanks to the wealth provided by the ivory trade. Just as the influence of the Luba is perceptible in the societies and rites of the Tabwa, the Tanzanian tribes have also marked the Tabwa statuary with regard to geometric decorative motifs.

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    Tabwa wooden statue - DRC, Congo - African Art Tribal Art

    Estimate $410 - $473
    Jun 22, 2022
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    0069: Tabwa wooden statue - DRC, Congo - African Art Tribal Art

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    Description
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  • Title: Tabwa wooden statue - DRC, Congo - African Art Tribal Art
  • Item Category: Statue
  • Date/Period: Mid 20th century
  • Origin: DRC, Congo
  • Materials: Wood
  • Dimensions: 27,17 Inch
  • Weight: 6,31 Pounds
  • Note: Stand not included.
  • Additional Information: Displaying linear scarifications in checkerboards, this sculpted character also sports a headdress in small diamonds. His posture remains classic, hands symbolically placed on the abdomen, evoking the importance of lineage, transmission, and seat of knowledge. The Luba dominated the Tabwa in the region along Lake Tanganyika, between Zaire and Zambia. "Tabwa" or "to be tied down" presumably refers to the system of slavery once practiced by Islamic merchants. The Tabwa then regained their independence thanks to the wealth provided by the ivory trade. Just as the influence of the Luba is perceptible in the societies and rites of the Tabwa, the Tanzanian tribes have also marked the Tabwa statuary with regard to geometric decorative motifs.

    Reserve: $210.00

    Shipping:
  • Domestic: Flat-rate of $65.00 to anywhere within the contiguous U.S.
  • International: Foreign shipping rates are determined by destination. International shipping may be subject to VAT.
  • Combined shipping: Please ask about combined shipping for multiple lots before bidding.
  • Location: This item ships from Belgium

    Your purchase is protected:
    Photos, descriptions, and estimates were prepared with the utmost care by a fully certified expert and appraiser. All items in this sale are guaranteed authentic.

    In the rare event that the item did not conform to the lot description in the sale, Jasper52 specialists are here to help. Buyers may return the item for a full refund provided you notify Jasper52 within 5 days of receiving the item.
  • Condition
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    Good, see pictures.

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