Lot 211: A fine Songye figure

A fine Songye figure. Songye, DR Congo. H: 15". Powerfully rendered with large rounded head with fetish horn rising from the center, the face with characteristic features, beads about the neck. The body carved proportionally; the surface fine and displaying age and use. Probably from Kalebwe. On a custom base. Collin Collection, NY, C. 1975; Smitka collection, NY & FL.

Price Realized: $400

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