LUBA STYLE STAFFS, DRC

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


LUBA STYLE
Staff 6
49" high
$600

LUBA STYLE
Staff 2
22.5" high
$400

LUBA STYLE
Staff 3
27.5" high
$400


LUBA STYLE
Staff 4
34" high
$400

LUBA STYLE
Staff 1
20.5" high
$300

LUBA STYLE
Staff 8
40.25" high
$400




LUBA STYLE
Staff 11
70" high
$300

Photographs © Hamill Gallery

LUBA STYLE STAFFS, 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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