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Size: 38cm long – 15 ins long
Purchased by General Augustus Henry Lane Fox Pitt Rivers, 1898 from
Pitt Rivers, Farnham, Museum inventory No. 5757
Ex English Private collection
cf: ‘White Gold Black Hands Ivory Sculpture in the Congo’ Volume 4, edited Marc L. Felix; 2012, pg; 140, a very similar example collected in the Upper Congo from the Bakusu in 1901 by Captain G. Burrows, on the Upper Lomami River