Lance royale, Luba, République Démocratique du Congo | lot | Sotheby's

Lance royale, Luba, République Démocratique du Congo | lot | Sotheby's

detail of Staff, 1800s-1900s The Baboon Master (African) wood, Overall: h. 120.70 cm

detail of Staff, 1800s-1900s The Baboon Master (African) wood, Overall: h. 120.70 cm

SCEPTRE, HEMBA, RÉPUBLIQUE DÉMOCRATIQUE DU CONGO HEMBA STAFF, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO H. 42 cm COLLECTION FRANÇOISE ET JEAN CORLAY – ARTS D’AFRIQUE Sotheby’s, Paris, 18 June 2013

SCEPTRE, HEMBA, RÉPUBLIQUE DÉMOCRATIQUE DU CONGO HEMBA STAFF, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO H. 42 cm COLLECTION FRANÇOISE ET JEAN CORLAY – ARTS D’AFRIQUE Sotheby’s, Paris, 18 June 2013

Africa, Nigeria, Kingdom of Benin, Edo peoples  Hip ornament representing the head of a Benin court officialEarly 18th centuryBrass and iron

Africa, Nigeria, Kingdom of Benin, Edo peoples Hip ornament representing the head of a Benin court officialEarly 18th centuryBrass and iron

Canne de dignitaire, Luba, République Démocratique du Congo h 93 cm  Appartenant aux devins, aux membres du Mbudye, aux nobles et aux chefs territoriaux, les cannes kibango fonctionnent comme les réceptacles des histoires, des généalogies et des migrations d'une famille, d'un lignage ou d'une chefferie spécifique...

Canne de dignitaire, Luba, République Démocratique du Congo h 93 cm Appartenant aux devins, aux membres du Mbudye, aux nobles et aux chefs territoriaux, les cannes kibango fonctionnent comme les réceptacles des histoires, des généalogies et des migrations d'une famille, d'un lignage ou d'une chefferie spécifique...

Kongo, Ivory Royal Scepter,   D. R. of Congo or Angola,19th-20th century.

Kongo, Ivory Royal Scepter, D. R. of Congo or Angola,19th-20th century.

Serpent Headdress, late 1800s-early 1900s                                                Guinea Coast, Guinea, possibly Baga, late 19th-early 20th century

Serpent Headdress, late 1800s-early 1900s Guinea Coast, Guinea, possibly Baga, late 19th-early 20th century

SOUTHEAST AFRICAN FIGURAL STAFF Height: 15 3/4 in (40 cm) Sotheby’s New york In Pursuit of Beauty: The Myron Kunin Collection of African Art 11 November 2014 Sold 2,500 USD

SOUTHEAST AFRICAN FIGURAL STAFF Height: 15 3/4 in (40 cm) Sotheby’s New york In Pursuit of Beauty: The Myron Kunin Collection of African Art 11 November 2014 Sold 2,500 USD

Mbudye officials displaying emblems of office, including two lukasa memory boards and staff of office, Luba peoples, Democratic Republic of Congo. Photo by Mary Nooter Roberts.

Mbudye officials displaying emblems of office, including two lukasa memory boards and staff of office, Luba peoples, Democratic Republic of Congo. Photo by Mary Nooter Roberts.

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