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An Nkanu initiation panel; Nkanu, D.R. Congo.
Estimate: $700.00 - $900.00
An Nkanu initiation panel; Nkanu, D.R. Congo. Of typical form, the panel with classical Nkanu geometric patterning, a female figure carved partially in the round, rising from the plank. Fine patina and surface.
Provenance: L. Mooney, Director Catholic Aid Agencies Zaire c.1950-1960's; Ken Adelman, former director USAID Zaire, c.1975 and former assistant US Ambassdor to the UN; David Gelbard, NY. H. 24 3/4"