A Bembe figurine
Lot 2207
A Bembe figurine
Sold for US$ 14,400 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Bembe figurine
Democratic Republic of Congo, boldly carved with powerful facial features and elongated beard, the figure standing in an aggressive posture holding a horn in one hand and a knife in the other. Elaborate raised scarifications from the breast down to the abdomen, bent knees with exaggerated feet; fine dusky red-brown patina.
height 9in


  • Provenance:
    Sam Dubiner
    Raoul Lehuard
    Galerie Ratton
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