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    Sale 2257

    African and Oceanic Art: The Robert and Jean Shoenberg Collection

    14 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 57

    A LULUA FEMALE FIGURE

    DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LULUA FEMALE FIGURE
    Democratic Republic of Congo
    Crouching with the hands held to the cheeks and the elbows joined to the knees with cylindrical struts, the face with carved teeth in the open mouth, hatched lids to the eyes, the incised coiffure with pierced central conical projection, long ringed neck, the body with panels of keloids in relief, prominent sex, dark glossy patina.
    14½ in. (37 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Julius Carlebach, New York, 1955