Originating from Democratic Republic of Congo. Often displays a wide diversity in size, symbolism, intimacy and style. This particular African maternity figures depict the ideals of beauty, fertility, character and action and many signify much more, whether the primordial mother or a legendary founding ancestor. Commonly used as shrine figures, they were often objects of petitions or prayers for fertility and successful births.
Despite their traditional form & appearance, this figure shows little use or age, were probably made to be sold.
Weight 4.9kg (Excluding Packing)