Lot 171: A fine Teke figure

People: Teke
Congo (Brazzaville/DR Congo
H: 11.75"
Of classical form, the figure with high crested coif and scarified face with vertical incising. The body once encased in a large fetish mass, now deficient, with central cavity. The legs bent at the knees and patinated as the head and neck. Fine old example on a custom base.

Michael Wyman, Chicago

Price Realized: $125

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