Lot 246: A Kuba pipe

A Kuba pipe, Kuba; D.R. Congo

Of classical form, the pipe with long stem with carved linear striations in bands, a stylized face in one panel, the bowl with classical Kuba geometric motif, the whole with remains of rubbed camwood and signs of heavy use. The stem attached with resin, with pigment over the variegated surface. L. 15 3/4"

Property from a New York Estate

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


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