Wood with brown glazed patina
H. 25 cm
Yaka figure, Democratic Republic of the Congo
H. 9 13/16 in
- Former Bertrand Goy collection
This sculpture presents the classical features and attitudes of the center of styles, crested hairstyle, snub nose and hands joined on the chest.
See a similar looking example in Arthur P. Bourgeois, Art of the Yaka and the Suku, Meudon, Alain et Françoise Chaffin, 1984, fig 195