This large standing Kuba female statue is an exceptional piece. It has an exceptional patina and measures approximately 40 cm in height. The statue represents a standing woman, with her hands on her abdomen. She bears multiple scarifications on her neck, body and legs.
The statue comes from a former colonial collection and has a magnificent patina. It dates from the late 19th or early 20th century.
The Kuba are a Central African people who live mainly in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Their art is characterized by geometric shapes and abstract motifs. Scarification is an important element of Kuba culture. They are used to mark membership of a social group or clan.
This statue is a rare and precious work of art. It is destined for a discerning collector who will appreciate its beauty, cultural significance and history.
Weight: 1.24 kg
Region: Afrique RDC
Sizes: H 400 MM L 110 MM
Type of object: Sculpture
Condition: At first glance: normal wear / patina of use