Luba / Hemba Double-Figure Divination Bowl
Luba / Hemba Tribe, D.R. Congo
Wood

H: 15.5”
Inventory # 10423

Diviners are the master problem-solvers of Luba society, addressing crises and conflicts that threaten individual and communal well-being. Diviners use baskets, gourds, and sculptures as mnemonic devices to remind them of the rubrics of Luba culture. Diviners utilize figures such as this during consultations to reinforce the notion of women as spirit containers in both life and art. Among its diverse powers, the bowl is known to have curative capacities. 

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