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    Sale 2257

    African and Oceanic Art: The Robert and Jean Shoenberg Collection

    14 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 37

    A KOTA RELIQUARY FIGURE

    GABON

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A KOTA RELIQUARY FIGURE
    Gabon
    The face, crest and side panels with applied brass sheets, a central band of copper covering a ridge on the forehead and the center of the crest, pierced lozenge body below, incised lozenge on the back.
    18¼ in. (46.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Julius Carlebach, New York, 1955