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Ceremonial Staff-Seated Female Finial Kibango - LUBA - Congo-D.R.C.

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Ceremonial Staff-Seated Female Finial Kibango - LUBA - Congo-D.R.C.

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Mid XXth - Perfet condition. Provenance Belgian collection.

A Ceremonial Staff from the Luba peoples in Congo-Democratic Republic of the Congo. Seated Female Finial (Kibango)
Brown Patina,
Provenance: A Belgian collector, name will e given to the buyer.
Size: H=88 cm ( 92 cm with the custom made metal stand)
Age:Mid XXth

Staffs of office, called kibango, were owned and displayed by Luba kings and other titleholders as documents of their sovereignty over specific territories.
In Luba society, women's bodies are considered the ultimate receptacles of spiritual power and the precepts of divine kingship upon which Luba leaders rely.

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