Lot 237: A Fine Kusu half-figure

People: Kusu
DR Congo
H: 9"
The figure with wide round ocular orbits and delicate features, the arms carved as thin ribbons to the body. The whole with a reddish surface. Fine signs of age and use, 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.


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