Lot 242: A Fine and rare pair of Kuba-Kete initiation figures

A Fine and rare pair of Kuba-Kete initiation figures, Kuba - Kete; D.R. Congo

The matched pair of large size and executed in light wood, the male shorter than the female and with facial characteristics of the Kuba-Kete with huge conical eyes and large brow, the top of the head with device for attachment of feathers, the female with finely carved features and proportioned body; both with extensive remains of original pigments and in fine condition. rare and fine examples, especially to be found as a pair. H. 26 1/4", 27"

Property of a New York Private Collector

Ex. California Bay Area Historical society collection.

Price Realized: $1,100

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