Lot 245: A Tabwa female figurine

People: Tabwa
DR Congo
H: 6 3/4"
Of unusual form, the figure carved as a woman with delicate features and backswept coif with arms to breast in a gesture of generosity with fine patina and signs of use. On a custom mount.

Field collected by Dean Ripa in the 1980's while living among the Tabwa.


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