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Rare figural carved dignitary staff

D. R. Congo, Lega

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Colonial Collection (1950s) L: 28 inch This object is not available anymore.

wood, pigments,

The figure shows a Lega-typical head with fine age patina. A nice detail are the arms executed in relief, which are placed w-shaped in front of the body. The legs are somewhat coarser, marked by vertical furrows.