TABWA COVERED CONTAINER 1, DRC

Despite its appearance, this covered Tabwa container was probably made to be sold.


Photographs © Hamill Gallery

TABWA
COVERED CONTAINER 1
19" high x 8" wide x 7" deep
DRC
$700

With figures similar in spirit with Luba figures to the west, this container has a figure with the typical long Tabwa hairdo and scarification. There is some wood loss on the edges of the top and a repaired crack on the front of the base.

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