Lot: 32794th Tribal Art Auction
Ritual object in shape of a knife
D. R. Congo, Lega
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|L: 7.9 inch||
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ivory, The Lega make replicas of tools from everyday life. The possession of these objects is reserved for members of the "kindi" initiation level of the "bwami" society. They are ritually danced and serve the transmission of secret messages.