Kongo Yombe seated maternity statuette, D.R.C.
Height: 26 cm
Photo : © Frédéric Dehaen
Acquired in the village of Bula na ku (Tshela) between 1924-29 by Dr. Albert Collard (label on base: "Mayombe village Bula na ku [Tshela] 1924)
Galerie Pierre Dartevelle, Brussels (Sotheby's London, Important Tribal Art, 11 July 1988, lot 89)
Count Baudouin de Grunne, Brussels
Private collection, New York, 1997
Raoul Lehuard, Art Bakongo - Les centres de style, vol. II, Arts d'Afrique Noire, Arnouville, 1989, p.227, J.12-1-1
Alisa Lagamma, Kongo, Power and Majesty, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 2015, pp.162-63, fig. 107
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