- African Ethnographic Art
- Boa Female Ancestor Figure
Boa Female Ancestor Figure
Boa People, Democratic Republic of the Congo
A seldom encountered female figure, standing with arms at her side and slightly bent knees. Traditional scarification surrounds the extended navel. Extended loop ears are charaicturistic of Boa figures as is the dished face, originally covered with white kaolin.
The figure is weathered with a dehydration crack in the bas. Mounted on a metal display base. 15" in height