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Bena Lulua people between the Sankuru and Kasai rivers, Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaire)
Chief with bearer late 19th century Place made: Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire)
Materials & Technique: sculptures, ceremonial objects, wood, traces of red pigment carving
Dimensions: 27.8 h x 6.2 w x 7.0 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.772
Subject: African art
  • Alan Brandt, Works of Art, New York