Pende Figural Cup and Mossi "Biiga" Figure with Other West African Figure
Pende (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Central Africa)
Figural cup, 20th century
Mossi (Burkina Faso, Gabon, Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire, West Africa)
Biiga figure, 20th century
Carved wood with beads
from the collection of artists Lenore and Robert Szesko (Chicago, Illinois).
Wood with patina
- varying degrees of elemental surface wear; scratches, chips and abrasions to each; cracks and splits to wood; surface debris and accretions.
- measures the largest piece.