Lot 188: A fine and rare Pende stool

People: Pende
DR Congo
H: 11"
The unusual stool with four caryatids, each carved differently, and the area between them decorated with hobnails. The stool seat emerging from the rough block. Well worn patina. Fine and old. 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: $225

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