LUBA STAFFS, DRC

Despite their traditional form and appearance, these staffs exhibit little use or age and were probably made to be sold.


LUBA
Staff 6
49" high
$600

LUBA
Staff 2
22.5" high
$400

LUBA
Staff 3
27.5" high
$400


LUBA
Staff 4
34" high
$400

LUBA
Staff 1
20.5" high
$300

LUBA
Staff 8
40.25" high
$400




LUBA
Staff 11
70" high
$300

Photographs © Hamill Gallery

LUBA, STAFFS, DRC

Most Luba art relates to kings and important chiefs, who defined their power by the display of prestige objects during major ceremonies. Elegant staffs of office were among the most important of these.

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