LUBA BOXES ARCHIVES, DRC

Our Luba boxes are both sold and are left here for educational and research purposes.

 

LUBA Box 1
17" high x 10" wide
SOLD

 

LUBA Box 2
19.5" high x 15" wide
SOLD

Photographs © Tim Hamill

LUBA, BOXES, Dem. Rep. Congo

Most Luba art relates to kings and important chiefs, who defined their power by the display of prestige objects during important ceremonies.

Despite their traditional form and appearance, these boxes exhibit few signs of use or age and were probably made to be sold.

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