Lot 261: A fine small Hemba figure

A fine small Hemba figure, Hemba; D.R. Congo

The figure of classical form, eroded below the thighs; the figure with flaring coif and typical features, the shoulders squared and with arms akimbo with hands to the waist, protruding abdomen with pointed navel, sex clearly indicated, the legs lost to insect depredation. H. 11 1/2"

Property of a New York estate

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


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