Lot 195: An Eastern Pende post figure

People: Eastern Pende
DR Congo
H: 34"The figure in female form with typical Eastern Pende coif, the face carved with high brows, large rounded eyes and small open mouth. The figure with hands across the abdomen in symbolic gesture. The whole eroded heavily below the carving where the post was inserted in the ground. Pigment generally intact with areas of some losses tot he surface. Fine carving and powerful. On a custom base.

Ex. Private NY collection

Price Realized: $1,100

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