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Lot 0047
A carved wooden image of an ancestor figure on the back of a tortoise. Such figures were likely carved as curio's for early travelers. Kongo peoples, DRC / Congo, central Africa.This is an antique example and measures 9.25 inches tall.


Weathered and eroded, loss to one turtle leg and some of the base.

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A Rare Old Kongo sculpture , African Art

Estimate $400 - $500May 12, 2018