Luba Figural Staff Finial, Democratic Republic of Congo
height 21in (53.5cm)
with a finely carved female figure standing on a plinth, her knees slightly bent and her hands to her sides, voluminous breasts and exaggerated vaginal elements, her head supports a triangular head ornament with incised geometric design; fine, varied honey and dark-brown patina.
Joseph Gerofsky, Brooklyn
John and Nicole Dintenfass, New York
Private Collection, Los Angeles