Tabwa Statue (CSTA 019)

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The Tabwa are an ethnic  group living  on the southwestern shores of Lake Tanganyika, and also found in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo.This is beautiful and elegant Tabwa sculpture  , with a brown patina carved from wood. The Tabwa sculptures played a function of consolidating the power of the chiefs. Other statuettes were used for divination.

Material:Wood

Age:55-70yrs

Origin: Democratic Republic Of Congo

Additional information

Weight 1 kg
Dimensions 7.5 × 9.2 × 36 cm
Item Origin

D.R. Congo

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Gallery Antique Uganda