Carved ivory statue representing female ancestral

Made:
1871-1930 in Democratic Republic of Congo

Carved ivory statue representing female ancestral figurine, head and trunk, Baluba, East Congo, 1871-1930

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A197716
Measurements:
overall (upright): 70 mm x 8 mm x 30 mm, 0.0385 kg
type:
statues religion (tribal), representation, religion (tribal), representation, statues
credit:
Sothebys
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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