Lot 256: A superb Mbole figure

People: Mbole
DR Congo
H: 14"
Cubistically rendered with a flange rising over the head, flat facial plane with simple and powerful features, the arms akimbo with hands touching the hips. Large penis and wide thighs, the front of the calves with areas of unburnished wood. Exceptional patina and fine carving. On a custom base.
Exhibited: The Tall Grass Art Association, IL; 2012

Publication History: The Face of Sunset, Bourgeois & Rodolitz: Pg. 121, Fig. 118

Alfred Scheinberg, NY; A Private NY collection

Price Realized: $4,750

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