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SENUFO SEATED FEMALE FIGURE, IVORY COAST - Small wooden antropomorphic statuettes were used by Senufo diviners, called Sando'o, to communicate with helpful spirits living in the wilderness. The name tugubele applies to both the spirits and the mediating statuettes. Artists creating tugubele followed closely the instructions given to them by the diviner who would have been told certain details about the figure's required appearance, gender, posture, scarification marks etc. directly by the…

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Africa | Mask from the Kuba Kete people of DR Congo | Wood | ca. 1971

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The Court of Modernism

Robert Rubin's House of Glass - WSJ.com/Maison de Verre/ Paris, France/ 31 Rue-St. Guillaume/ 1928

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PENDE MASK, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO | lot | Sotheby's

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