Fish figure - Wood - Yombe - DR Congo

Description
Fish figure - Wood - Yombe - DR Congo
Mid 20th century - Fair

The 300,000 YOMBE people are artistically prolific. Their ancestor figures have a rounded coiffure incised with geometric motifs.
This example of Kongo sculpture shows the emphasis given to the head with its open mouth and large ears. Fair condition with traces of tribal use. The right arm of the figure is restored in the past. Good patina of age.

Provenance: former private collection from Belgium.

Shipping within 24 hours after the payment is received. Tracking number will be provided. Signature upon delivery. Fully insured.
May as well be viewed and picked up at the Asian African Art Gallery in Vessem (NL).

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Lot details
Object
Fish figure
Ethnic group/ culture
Yombe
Region/ country
DR Congo
Material
Wood
Period
Mid 20th century
Condition
Fair
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
22×8×7 cm
Weight
370 g
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