Lot 278: A Mangbetu ceramic vessel

A Mangbetu ceramic vessel, Mangbetu; D.R. Congo

The vessel of classical form with simple face with large features, the typical flaring coif with incised patterns, the chin with markings, the rounded body of the vessel with stylized arms and incised motifs. Some minor areas of restoration that were done after the piece was purchased, and some areas of polishing or burnishing. H. 14 1/2"

Property from a New York Estate

Alfred Schienberg, 1971, The Gallery of African Art. NY


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