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Phemba maternity group sculpture, Yombe culture

Democratic Republic of the Congo
Wood, deep brown shiny patina. Height : 29,5 cm.
Estimated date : 19th century.
Published in : « Art Bakongo : Les Centres de Style », Raoul Lehuard, Arnouville, 1989, vol. II, p. 586.
Photo Hughes Dubois

Female ritual figure, Guro culture

Republic of Ivory Coast
Hard wood with a beautiful nuanced red-brown patina, especially lustrous at corners ; beads. Height: 31 cm.
Estimated date : 19th century – beginning of the 20th century.
Published in : “GURO, visons d’Afrique”, Anne-Marie Bouttiaux, 5 Continents Ed., 2016. Plate 35 and page 132.
Photo Vincent Girier Dufournier