LUBA STAFFS ARCHIVES, DRC

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

The Luba staffs below have been sold and are left here for educational and research purposes.

For UNSOLD Luba Staffs, GO TO LUBA STAFFS PAGE


LUBA
Staff 5
49 " high
SOLD

LUBA
Staff 7
66.5" high
SOLD

LUBA
Chief's Staff 1
19.25" high
SOLD





LUBA
Staff 12
67.5" high
SOLD

Photographs © Hamill Gallery

LUBA, STAFFS ARCHIVES, 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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