African Carved Figural Divining Stool--Luba

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: African: Sculpture: Pre 1920: Item # 1055281
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
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103 Calle San Jose
San Juan, Puerto Rico 00901

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African hardwood divining stool-Luba tribe-seat supported by caryatids-two male and two females-figures separated by braided fiber dangling palm nuts-so seat rattles when moved-has geometric patters carved into seat-drying cracks-15.25 high-11.5 diameter-sturdy-wear to surface-provenance on request--this stool was used in conjuction throwing shells that divined the future