Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Nobleman’s caryatid stool (kihona)
Late 19th – early 20th century
Luba-Hemba people, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Wood and glass beads
H: 37; Diam: 30 cm
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Lewis, Los Angeles, to American Friends of the Israel Museum
Accession number: B83.0759
 
 

Publications:
Newton, Douglas, African and Oceanic Art in Jerusalem, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2001, English

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir