Lot: 31498th Auction
Standing female figure
D. R. Congo, Suku
|Provenance||Size||Starting price / estimated price|
|American Collection||H: 14.2 inch||
plus 23 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance
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.