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NGBAKA FIGURE

Size 32 cm
Material Wood, beads and coins
Origin D.R. Congo

Highly stylized figure of impressive poise, surmounted by a strong sculptural head where the facial features have been limited to the eyes by means of two small inserted beads.

Provenance:
David Henrion, Belgium
Didier Claes Gallery, Belgium
Richard Carchon, Paris
Important private collection, Belgium

Exhibited:
Berg en Dal, The Netherlands: "Ubangi, Art and Cultures from the African Heartland" Afrika Museum, 13 October 2007 - 31 March 2008

Published:
Didier Claes, Claes. Art Premier d'Afrique Noire, Brussels, 2005
Jan-Lodewijk Grootaers, Ubangi, Art and Cultures from the African Heartland, 2007, Brussels, Fonds Mercator, p. 212, fig. 3.13
Von Lintig, Bettina, Dubois, Hughes, African impressions, Tribal Art