Hand-Carved Wood Luba Style Figure and Papua New Guinea Serving Platter
Luba style (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Central Africa)
Double figure, late 20th century
Papua New Guinea
Serving platter, circa 2000
Carved wood and pigment
- losses of patina; scratches and abrasions; vertical cracks to the right and left sides between the shoulders of the figure; dust, insect detritus, and accretions to the figure between the arms; significant losses of paint to the grooves of the platter; slight marking and accretions to the bowl of the platter; slight insect damage to the bowl of the platter.
- measures the platter.