Hemba Male Figure, Democratic Republic of the Congo
height 12in (31cm)
standing upright on a cylindrical base, the diminutive legs supporting a torso with squared shoulders leading to arms bent at the elbows and with hands resting on the slightly enlarged abdomen, the large cylindrical neck supporting an ovoid head with the coiffure braided in the back, the demilune ears and beard framing the face with large almond-shaped eyes, slightly flaring nose and broad mouth; varied dark brown and encrusted patina.
SANA Art Foundation, California
Casey Conway, Arizona