Lot: 279

102nd Auction

Seated figure with jug, before 1920

D. R. Congo, Congo-Yombe or Vili

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
H: 6.5 inch 600 EUR
plus 27 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

light wood, porcelain,

The figure was once part of an ensemble, possibly a large ceremonial drum, as depicted in LaGamma (2015, p. 80, fig. 45).

LaGamma, Alisa, Kongo, Power and Majesty, New York 2015