Statue(s) (1) - Wood - Yombe - Congo DRC

Description
Statue(s) (1) - Wood - Yombe - Congo DRC
Late 20th century - Poor

The backside of the statuette is strongly deteriorated, with age-related wear.
The Yombe are a subgroup of the Kongo ethnic group, we can recognise the Kongo stylistic canons, like the eyes made of inlaid pieces of glass or the inlaid pieces of mirror on the body. Fecundity and progeny are central themes in African cultures.
Smooth patina of a Mahogany tint.

Lot details
Total nr of items
1
Object
Statue(s)
Indigenous object name
Yombe
Region/ country
Congo DRC
Material
Wood
Period
Late 20th century
Condition
Poor
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
58×14×18 cm
Weight
1.6 kg
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