4052. Luba Tribe.

Staff of Authority. Standing Female figure with hands to abdomen, coiffure terminating in circular bundle. Flat tapering blade surmounting head with incised diamond pattern, called N’Kaka. Worn, brown patina. Fine carving.
Ex.Coll. Manuel Kotte family, Missionary, Zurich, Swiss, 1870’s. 17 inches.
DRC. Luba , Shaba District. Luba – Hemba.


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