African Tribal Art Congolese Wooden Mother and Child Figurine
African Tribal Art Congolese Wooden Mother and Child Figurine > Lot No. 257
A carved wooden figurine of a cross-legged mother with recumbent child on her lap; the head oversized and pointed; to the shoulders a pattern of quatrefoils, to the back an incised lozenge with hatched infill and similar patterns to the buttocks; seated on a square base with hatched detailing to the sides.
Mid 20th century AD
Wood, 1.3 kg, 32 cm.
Fine condition, crack to face.
Ex Steinberg collection; ex Malcolm Chandler.
Estimate: £400 - 600 (EUR 470 - 700; USD 600 - 910)
Auction date: Friday 11th May 2012 Antiquities eAuction
Lot No. 257