Lot 270: A Lega figurine

A Lega figurine, Lega; D.R. Congo

The figurine carved in simplistic style of wood with rounded head, circle-dot motif eyes and stubby arms with attenuated torso and short legs, with prominent sex. The surface covered with linear designs imitating scales. H. 6 3/4"

Property of a New York Private Collector

Field collected by Rev. Lawson Mooney; Director of Catholic Aid Agencies, Congo, C. 1950's - 1960's.
Ex. Adelman collection, DC
Ex. Gelbard collection, NY

Price Realized: $250

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