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    Sale 2257

    African and Oceanic Art: The Robert and Jean Shoenberg Collection

    14 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 52

    **A LUBA IVORY PENDANT

    DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO

    Price Realised  

    **A LUBA IVORY PENDANT
    Democratic Republic of the Congo
    Carved as a stylized female figure, the rectangular body with incised geometric ornament and with two small breasts in relief, the face with open mouth and with incised coiffure terminating in a Shankadit style coiffure at the back, the lower section with four pierced cylindrical projections and terminating in a grooved cylindrical base, pierced through the body for suspension.
    5½ in. (14 cm.) high


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