DENGESE FIGURE 1, DRC

Despite its wonderful form and fine carving, this figure was probably made to be sold.


 

Photographs © Hamill Gallery

DENGESE
FIGURE 1
17.5" high x 7" wide x 5.75" deep
$500

There are small stable cracks on the head and a chip off the tip of the nose.

Dengese figures are similar to their neighboring Kuba figures, but with far more scarification patterns on the body.

 

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