Yaka Slit Clapper, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Wood, fiber rope, pigments
height 14 1/4in (38.3cm)
Julius Carlebach Gallery, New York, acquired in the 1950s
Josepha Carlebach, New York
American Private Collection
Finely incised designs on the coiffure and face with fine, ancient dark brown patina and wear indicative of much use.