Lot: 314

98th Auction

Standing female figure

D. R. Congo, Suku

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
American Collection H: 14.2 inch This object is not available anymore.

wood, black paint, pigment residues,

Figure with free worked arms, both hands placed in front of the chest in a typical gesture.

Probably used in connection with fertility rites. The belly and the female sexual characteristics are particularly emphasised, an opening for insertion of magical material present.