KAMBA, MALE FIGURE, KENYA
1st half 20th c.; Carved wood, fur, cloth, beads, metal; 9" x 4"; Provenance; Collection of William W. Brill; Private Collection
Sale Price: $688
Estimate: $200 - $400
This figure is made by the Kamba people in Kenya also called Akamba. The Kamba are skilled craftsmen and make both practical tools and beautiful artwork. They are well-known for their artistic abilities, especially in wood carving, basket making and pottery.