Lot: 11087th Tribal Art Auction
Small power half-figure "kakudji"
D. R. Congo, Luba/Kasongo
|Provenance||Size||Starting price / estimated price|
|Günther Filla, Bochum, Germany||H: 4.2 inch||
plus 21 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance
wood, light and dark brown patina, remains of kaolin, fine carved facial features with skin scarifications, hole in the parting, abrasion of paint, base. These small magical figures could be mounted on spikes or inserted in calabashs or baskets.