Lot: 250

95th Tribal Art Auction

Rare female figure

D. R. Congo (Eastern), Kivu, Goma

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
H: 10.8 inch 1500 EUR
plus 23 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

wood, colour pigments, pokerwork, A comparable figure, in the form of a sketch, illustrated by Felix (1987, p. 33, ill. 9). He reports that only few figures of the Goma are known and that there is no information about their former use.

Felix, Marc L., 100 Peoples of Zaire and their Sculpture, Brussels 1987, p. 33, ill. 9