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Saturday, June 6, 2015

Master of Buli


♀ “Master of Buli” is the second most expensive piece of African art in History and was sold for $7,100,000,00 USD in Paris. Stools with caryatid figures are among the most significant possessions of a Luba Chief and are an integral part of the Investiture Ceremony that establishes His Right to Rule. Luba Royal insignia often depict Women whose high status is indicated by their elaborate coiffures and ornamental scarification marks ♀

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