- 90.I Tribal Art and 90.II Contemporary Native American Art
- Rare pair of figures
Rare pair of figures
D. R. Congo, Nkanu
|Provenance||Size||Starting price / estimated price|
|American Private Collection||H: 12.8 inch/ 13.6 inch (male/ female)||10000 EUR / 20000 EUR|
wood, black and white pigment, The art of the Nkanu is mainly related to initiation "nkanda". The most prominent are the large high relief panels adorned with anthropomorphic or zoomorphic carvings that cover the walls of the three-sided "kikaku" hut. Figures are extremely rare to find. According to Felix they could be ancestor figures.