Lot: 481

86th Tribal Art Auction

Crouching maternity

D. R. Congo, Tabwa

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
German Private Collection, collected in situ (1983-1985) H: 12.4 inch sold

wood, dark brown patina, remains of pigments, strings of glass beads, slit-shaped deepening underneath the chin (along the left jaw bone) with remains of magical mass, round opening on the backside, dam., missing parts (base). cracks, traces of insect caused damage, abrasion of paint