Lot 175: A fine Yaka initiation post

TPeople: Yaka
DR Congo
H: 29 1/2"
he post with a classical Yaka head carved in the round with upturned nose and toothy mouth. The head with a small house atop it. Very fine carving and unusual object.On a custom base.

Collected in Congo prior to 1970 by Lawson Mooney, former Director of Catholic Aid Agencies; Dr. Kenneth Adelman, former US Deputy Ambassador to the UN, and one time member of USAID, Zaire, c. 1975; A NY Private collection.

Price Realized: $500

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