Initiation Figure - Lwalwa (or Lwalu) People, D.R.Congo M35
Initiation Figure - Lwalwa (or Lwalu) People, D.R.Congo M35
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Initiation Figure - Lwalwa (or Lwalu) People, D.R.Congo M35

$1,400.00
This Lwalwa statuette has facial characteristics, and features that can be compared to those of their masks. Lwalwa figures are not very common and are believed to be involved in important rituals related to initiation societies and to the circumcision of children coming of age.

Ex Leonard Kahan Gallery New York, and Ex Christopher and Genevieve McConnell collection.

Height: 12" x Width: 3 ⅝" x Depth: 3" - on its 3 " square base, it is 13" in height.

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