Luba Whistle

5521

$275.00

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Luba
ITEM #:
5521
ETHNICITY:
Luba
ORIGIN:
Democratic Republic of Congo
LUBA WHISTLE
The traditional Luba whistle, an instrument utilized by the secretive Luba society in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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African Art

ITEM NAME:
Luba Whistle
ITEM #:
5521
ETHNICITY:
Luba
ORIGIN:
Democratic Republic of Congo
MEDIUM:
Wood.
DIMENSIONS:
30″ (76.2 cm) Tall
CONDITION:
Very Good
NOTE:
Display stand Included in sale.


African Art

PROVENANCE:
Jean Pierre Hallet Estate Collection – California, USA.


African Art

CATALOGUE NOTE:

Luba Whistle.

Discover the mesmerizing world of the traditional Luba whistle, an instrument utilized by the secretive Luba society in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Crafted from exquisite wood, this flute presents a captivating aged surface patina. Delicately carved with a hauntingly beautiful mask-like figures depicting supernatural beings.

 

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