A Suku figure
Lot 1389
A Suku figure
Sold for US$ 17,625 inc. premium
Lot Details
African, Southeast Asian, Oceanic and Latin American Property from Palm Springs Art Museum, sold to benefit the Acquisitions Fund
A Yaka figure
Zaire, the standing female with bent legs, protruding abdomen and breasts, the arms curving up from the flat shoulders and reaching the chin, the face marked by slit oval eyes and mouth, prominent ears and semicircular crested cap, ochre pigment, rubbed throughout; along with a miniature metal-wrapped wood-handled ceremonial knife that may or may not have origianlly been associated with the figure.
height 16 1/4in
See illustration

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    ex-Admiral and Mrs. French Moore collection
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