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African & Oceanic Art / Kongo Prestige Staff, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Property from the Martin and Roberta Lerner Collection
Lot 42
Kongo Prestige Staff, Democratic Republic of the Congo
27 April 2022, 10:00 EDT
New York

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Kongo Prestige Staff, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Wood with shiny black patina, metal tacks
Height 16 1/2in (42cm)

Provenance
Harvey Menist, Gallery Menist, Amsterdam/New York
Joseph Gerofsky Collection, New York, 1969-70
Drs. John and Nicole Dintenfass Collection, New York, 1973
Martin Lerner Collection, New York, acquired from the above in September 2003

Cf. La Gamma, Alisa, Kongo – Power and Majesty, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 2015, p. 197, fig. 133 for a similar work by the Master of the Boma-Vonde Region.

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