Lot 272: A Fine and unusual Lega figurine

A Fine and unusual Lega figurine, Lega; D.R. Congo

The wooden figure in the form of a conical body with Janus heads, the heads with swollen eyes and long pointed chins with long nasal ridges. Overall dark uncleaned surface with indications of use; an age crack to one side that does not interfere with the composition. H. 6 1/4"

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: $450

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