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Luba Fetish: Bah Abdoulaye Collection

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Product Description

This special section features items that we are particularly proud of. They are all museum grade quality and will be of interest to the most discriminating of buyers.

A truely great honor has been bestowed upon Authentic Africa. We are so very pleased to be able to offer selections from the collection of Mr. Bah Abdoulaye a student of the late great founder of African Art history Dr. Roy Sieber. Mr. Abdoulaye selections will be on view at the Brooklyn Museum in New York 2014.

Tribe: Luba

Material: Wood

Age: 1910-1930

Provenance: Ex collection of Dr. Lodi Collection, California, USA 

An outstanding unique, kneeling female fetish from the Luba people of Central Africa. Shaped from a dark wood, darken further by a deep patina. A beautiful ringed wood grain is apparent on the face. Bodily tribal scarification and hair styling are both traditional and very well done. This powerful selection was owned by the village and used during times of distress. 

Please click photo for enlargement!

Dimensions: 15 inches tall x 6 inches wide x 7 1/2 inches deep. The wooden base is 8 x 6 x 2 inches

A signed declaration of provenance from Mr. Abdoulaye will accompany this item.

"This is one of the most remarkable items that I have ever come across." ~Kim

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