Lot 191: A fine Eastern Pende door jamb

People: Eastern Pende
DR Congo
H: 46"
The jamb with a beautifully rendered female figure with tri-lobed coif, simple face with deep facial planes and incised dots representing scarification, the body attenuated with gentle feminine curves. The whole figure covered in red pigment. The background in alternating black and white triangles. Some losses to the very top and the bottom, though the figure is basically intact. On a custom base.

Ex. Reinhold collection, NY c. 1980's.


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