12 December 2000,
Price realised NLG 7,021
NLG 2,000 - NLG 3,000
A KONGO STONE FIGURE
Standing holding an engraved rectangular plaque against the chest, wearing grooved cylindrical hat with short projections, carved jacket and trousers, the plaque engraved: Malia Nyongo wafua Mu...17, 1919, on rectangular base
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