Luba Janus Male and Female Fetish Figure, Democratic Republic of Congo
height 9 1/2in (24cm)
with a solid tapering circular base forming the legs, supporting a cylindrical tapering torso on both sides with two sets of conical breasts and three slender arms alongside the torso with a long cylindrical neck supporting a janus head with finely carved features, large crack extending from the base into the head, and an angular coiffure terminating in a large fabric bundle with wooden objects protruding; fine, smooth brown patina.
The Egon Guenther Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa
Private Collection, California