Lot: 33294th Tribal Art Auction
Small power figure "mbulenga"
D. R. Congo, Lulua (Luluwa)
|Provenance||Size||Starting price / estimated price|
|French Collection||H: 8.1 inch||This object is not available anymore.|
wood, pigment remains, base This figures were used by a cult called "bwanga bwa bwimpe". The "bwimpe" cult was meant first and foremost to safeguard and foster the fertility of a young mother and the beauty and health of a young child or newborn.