circa 19th century
Sundi or Yombe
Democratic Republic of the Congo
26 3/4 x 9 1/2 x 10 in (67.945 x 24.13 x 25.4 cm)
Gift of the Louisiana State Museum
Sadie and Oliver Billion Gallery, African Art; Wall Case 8
Wooden anthropomorphic carving depicting a kneeling male with crested hair, colored with black and white paint. Left elbow rests on left knee, hand grazing the lower cheek.