Lot: 309

91 Tribal Art Auction

Standing female figure

D. R. Congo, Kuba Kingdom, Western Kasai

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Ursula und Johannes Kaddatz, Hamburg, Germany
Kegel-Konietzko, Hamburg, Germany
H: 13.8 inch 900 EUR
plus 23 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

wood, grass fibre, cord, glass beads, Kuba's figurative art was almost exclusively courtly art. Present figure presumably was carved in commemoration of a deceased female dignitary.