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Lengola Bukota Janiform figure
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The African art stylized from the forest tribes.
Janiform figure symbolizing the male and female, lacking upper limbs, and treated in rectangular planes. This kind of object was used by the Bukota society. Lengola statues could also constitute ritual supports dedicated to therapeutic rites. The inclination of the head gives this sculpted work a great expression of gentleness.
Mottled polychrome and matte patina. Small crack.
The Lengola, are established near the Metoko in the center of the Congolese basin between the Lomami and Lualaba rivers, a primary forest people dedicated to the worship of a single God, a rare monotheism in Africa. Their society,the Bukota, welcoming both men and women, is the equivalent of the Bwami association of the Lega. Their ...

Figure Ubanga Nyama Lengola
Tribal art > African Statues > Statue Lengola

Ex American tribal art collection.
The stylized African art of the forest tribes
Named Ubanga Nyama or butoka (J.B. Bacquart), this statue embodies, for the Lengolas, the primordial ancestor. It intervened during the funerals of high-ranking members of the secret society of Bukota. A face cut in heart, a long body made up of six interlocking elements and large digitized hands form the main features. In order to ensure optimal stability of the object, we recommend the additional option "associated base".
This male cult effigy comes from the Lengola, living near the Metoko in the center of the Congolese basin between the rivers Lomami and Lualaba, people of the primary forest dedicated to the worship of a single God, ...


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Bust Lengola of Bukota
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Tribal art > African Statues > Statue Lengola

This bust comes from the Lengola native to Uganda and living near the Metoko in the center of the Congolese basin between the Lomami and Lualaba rivers, people of the primary forest dedicated to the worship of a unique God, monotheism rare in Africa. In addition to the akunga figures used by women in the initiation society ekongo , the Lengolas have statues associated with the different levels of society bukota who embody spirits or impetuous. Bicolo
re mate patina. In addition to the Lilwa, their company, Bukota, which welcomes both men and women, is the equivalent of the association Bwami lega. Their sculptures, influenced by the neighbouring Mbole, Lega and Binja, played a role in initiation, funeral or circumcision ceremonies, and were then placed on the tomb of high-ranking ...


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