Lot 276: A fine Lega wood figure

A fine Lega wood figure, Lega; D.R. Congo

The figure in the form of long tapering body of square section with a small classical Lega head, the body with brown variegated surface, the face with white infill and classical heart-shaped face with raised coffee-bean eyes. H. 10 1/2"

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: $350

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