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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3536B Marlborough
December 14, 2020 12:00 PMCalender
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Luba Female Figure

$2,000$1,600
Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3536B Location: Marlborough Date / Time: December 14, 2020 12:00PM

Description:

Luba Female Figure, Bahololoholo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, standing on short, heavy legs, with square set shoulders and arms, apart from the torso, hands held at the abdomen, with incised scarification above the hands, the elongated neck supports the squat head with slit mouth, coffee bean eyes and raided triangular nose, on wood base, ht. 22 in.

Provenance: Herbert Baker collection, California.

Literature: The Herbert Baker Collection, The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1969, p. 22; Ethnic Art from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Baker, Nelson Gallery, Atkins Museum, Kansas City, Missouri, December 17, 1966-January 29 1997, p. 33.

Exhibitions: The Herbert Baker Collection, The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1969; Ethnic Art from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Baker, Nelson Gallery, Atkins Museum, Kansas City, Missouri. December 17, 1966-January 29 1997.
Estimate $4,000-6,000


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Keywords

Herbert Baker, Female, Kansas City, Congo