Beautiful Bembé spoon Congo, the handle with a character legs folded hands on their knees, the haughty head mounted by a tab, facilitating the spoon’s use. It has a long drooping headdress, blackened by fire.
HT 18 cm used caramel patina, pristine state, early XXth
Private French collection
To see : dans cuillères sculptures édition musée Dapper 1991, pages 132, 133, 134 et 135