Lot 236: A Fine Kusu half-figure

People: Kusu
DR Congo
H: 11"
Of classical form, rounded hollow head for insertion of magical materials, the heart-shaped face with ovoid eye, pierced to indicate pupils, and finely carved nose and mouth; the shoulders slightly stooped with arms akimbo and cubistic hands resting below the abdomen; variegated encrusted patina; on a custom base.

Property of a New York Private Collector


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