Lot 277: An exceptional Mbole or Yela figure

An exceptional Mbole or Yela figure, Mbole or Yela; D.R. Congo

The figure with flattened coif above a round face with incised eyebrows and fine features on the concave face, a short neck with white pigment. The body with outer surface largely damaged by insects still structurally intact with arms akimbo and simple columnar legs. A fine and rare carving of exceptional beauty. H. 14 1/2"

Property of a New York Private Collector

Ex. Irwin Cernic, NY

Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000

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