Maternity figure - Glass, Wood - PHEMBA - Mayombé - Democratic Republic of Congo

Description
Maternity figure - Glass, Wood - PHEMBA - Mayombé - Democratic Republic of Congo
Vintage - used with visible signs of wear

YOMBE

Carved wooden mother and child.

Private collection, UK

Mother, who is nursing child, is seated cross-legged, supporting child's head with right hand and legs with left hand. She has high, spade-like headdress, open protruding mouth revealing filed teeth, and glass eyes with black pupils. Ears are carved spatially .Over much of shoulders, torso, and back are scarification marks. Above breasts are a band Infant child lies on mother's lap.


Shipping via Royal Mail (unless requested otherwise) within 24hrs after payment is received. Tracking number will be provided. Signature upon delivery. Fully insured.

Lot details
Object
Maternity figure
Indigenous object name
PHEMBA
Ethnic group/ culture
Mayombé
Region/ country
Democratic Republic of Congo
Material
Glass, Wood
Condition
Vintage - used with visible signs of wear
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
32×14×13 cm
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