Azande artist (Democratic Republic of Congo)
This highly-abstracted anthropomorphic figure, known as Yanda, would have been made for a member of the Mani society and was intended to promote the health and prosperity of its owner as well as protecting him from sorcery.
Ex Art for Eternity, New York
Ex Zemanek-Münster, Germany
Ex Kloster Sparrendal te Voght, The Netherlands
9″ high x 3″ wide x 2″ deep
3.5″ x 2.5″ custom base