Lot 228: A Rare Ubangi Pipe bowl

A Rare Ubangi Pipe bowl, Ubangi related people; D.R. Congo

The pipe of classical form, with rounded head with backswept simple coif with inset eyes, the tapering bowl wrapped in thin copper wire and aluminum wire (coming loose) and the inside of the bowl with aluminum that is darkened from smoking. A Fine and rare example. H. 10 3/4"

Property from a New York Estate

Alfred Schienberg, 1971, The Gallery of African Art. NY


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