- African Ethnographic Art
- Boyo People, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Boyo People, Democratic Republic of the Congo
A Boyo male commemorative sculpture that is said to represent a Royal Ancestor.
The large, closed eyes suggest the subject's endowment with a heightened sense of the spiritual realm , the tension in the posture demonstrating dignity and confidence.
Sculpture such as this was once combined in ancestral ensembles that were comprised from four to seven figures..
31" in height on display base.