Sculpture - Wood - Provenance Donald Taitt - Boa - Congo DRC

Description
Sculpture - Wood - Provenance Donald Taitt - Boa - Congo DRC
1st half 20th century - Vintage - used with visible signs of wear

provenance: Donald Taitt, an abstract painter from Paris born in 1930 who collected African Art.
Only a handful Boa figure are known, coming from the lower Uele area near Kinshasa in Congo. The most famous Boa object is a Pongdudu mask in the AfricaMuseum in Tervueren, otherwise only a few figures , spoons and weapons are known.
h= 25 cm

Lot details
Object
Sculpture
Indigenous object name
Provenance Donald Taitt
Ethnic group/ culture
Boa
Region/ country
Congo DRC
Material
Wood
Period
1st half 20th century
Condition
Vintage - used with visible signs of wear
Sold with stand
Yes
Dimensions
25×10×7 cm
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