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SANGO people? Eastern region, Congo border area/Ngounie Province?, Gabon
Sango reliquary figure Mbulu ngulu late 19th - early 20th century Description: Reliquary figure (mbulu ngulu)
Place made: Gabon
Materials & Technique: sculptures, ceremonial objects, wood, brass, copper, metal, bone carving, sheet-metal work, chased metal
Primary Insc: 2 self-adhesive labels: "the Santini bros 24": L 71 - 244".
Dimensions: 74.8 h x 41.9 w x 15.4 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1974
Accession No: NGA 74.216
Subject: African art
Provenance:
  • Gaston de Havenon, New York