Lot 269: A Superb Lega figurine

A Superb Lega figurine, Lega; D.R. Congo

The fine old figurine with classical Lega face, the eyes as small holes and the mouth small and expressive, the arms as vestigial stubs, the lower torso of geometric form with old fiber belt at waist and a single cowrie shell tied around the neck; old hobnail to the top of the head. A very fine and classical example. H. 6 1/4"

Property of an American Private Collector

Purchased by the current owner's parents in Belgium in the 1970's.

Price Realized: $1,200

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