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African wood carved and incised container, Pende Peoples 20th c.

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Start price: $80

Estimated price: $200 - $300

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Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kwilu River Region, Pende Peoples 20th century. Slightly crescent shaped container with carved faces and geometric incising to the base and lid with a twine joint. Size 10" W x 4 1/2" H

The Pende people are renowned for their artistic expression, especially their masks and sculptures. They create a variety of art used for rituals, ceremonies, and performances. These art is often characterized by bold geometric patterns, strong lines, and contrasting colors

Collected prior to 2008, ex-Lacy Gallery (Vanna & Lee Lacy collection), Los Angeles CA. Lacy Gallery was founded upon six decades of collecting ethnographic and fine art. Lee Lacy was a distinguished Hollywood producer of iconic TV series and commercials.