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    Sale 2257

    African and Oceanic Art: The Robert and Jean Shoenberg Collection

    14 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 54

    A LULUA FIGURE

    DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO

    Price Realised  

    A LULUA FIGURE
    Democratic Republic of the Congo
    Standing with the arms carved free of the body and the hands on the sides of the abdomen, the face with prominent lenticular eyes and broad nose, the mouth with slightly parted lips, pierced through the projecting ears, incised scarification about the neck, small projection to the back of the coiffure, carved sex with carved apron at the back, dark glossy patina.
    13 in. (33 cm.) high


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