HEMBA FIGURE 13, DRC

Photographs © Tim Hamill

HEMBA
FIGURE 13
11.75" high x 4" wide x 4.25" deep
$150
SOLD

Despite its appearance and patina, this Hemba figure shows no evidence of age or use and was probably made to be sold.

There is some wood loss on the left rear of the base.

Usually representing spirits or ancestors , these figures, male or female, exhibit a timeless, serene quality important to the Hemba people.

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