Lot: 297

98th Auction

Original pipe bowl

D. R. Congo, Lulua

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Schiller Art Gallery (Gregory Verdonck & Jean-Marc Desaive), Brussels, Belgium H: 10.6 inch 2500 EUR
plus 23 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

wood, pokerwork, rest., base

The original motif of a pipe bowl on a human palm with a squatting male figure at the base of the pipe stem was common among the Lulua (vlg. AHDRC 0033209, 0033206).