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African Animal MUGUGUNDU Fable Figure - LEGA tribe, D.R. Congo

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 African Animal MUGUGUNDU Fable Figure - LEGA tribe, D.R. Congo

A MUGUGUNDU Fable Figure of the LEGA tribe from former Belgian Congo. Mugugundu are all four-legged animals that can not be assigned to a specific animal. The piece presented here is a reptile (Cameleon) mixed with a dog. The concentric motifs of the Lega are found on the body. On both sides of the body the statue has a Lega mask and it has a pointed spine.

These kind of statues are the exclusive property of the high dignitaries of the Bwami society.

The statue shows several signs of wear, but is in good condition. Have a good look at the pictures,

Height: 20.08 inch, 51 cm
Width: 8.27 inch, 21 cm
Depth: 5.12 inch, 13 cm

Approximate Age: Second half 20th century.
Overall Condition: Good
Provenance: Private collection from Belgium, Brussels.

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Land:

 D.R. Congo

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