Tribal Group: Songye

Statuary, hand-carved native wood. 27 inches tall. Ornamented with black dots and splashes of white. red seeds are embedded in the belly area, Songye are related to Luba and their art is often confused as Luba.

Caution: Please be aware that the frontal view [below] quite explicitly displays male organs that Western cultures may consider offensive to view.The most well-known art products of Songye are masks of the secret Kifwebe society.

Maker not recorded.

ca. 1990s

Acquired in 1988 .


FOB Fort Myers, FL

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