Lot 203: Two Fine Yaka figures

Two Fine Yaka figures. Yaka people, DR Congo: H: 18", 16". The first a classical power figure, now missing the packets once bound at each arm, the figure with classically carved face and coif with bent arms and hands meeting at the chest on long legs; the second an mboolo figure in the form of stacked images in angular form. Fine surfaces and excellent examples. On custom bases. These figures have been vetted as authentic by Dr. Arthur P. Bourgeois; world expert of on the Yaka. From a NY private collection.


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