Figure: Janus Couple (Nzambu), Wood, pigment, brass, cloth, wire, Yaka peoples

Figure: Janus Couple (Nzambu)

Date:
19th–20th century
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Culture:
Yaka peoples
Medium:
Wood, pigment, brass, cloth, wire
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 18 1/8 x 4 7/8 x 6 1/2 in. (46 x 12.4 x 16.5 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.58
Not on view
Catholic Mission of Kitenda, Father Ewing, until 1957; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1957, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, 1957–1978

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Art of Oceania, Africa, and the Americas from the Museum of Primitive Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1969, no. 420.

Bourgeois, Arthur P. Art of the Yaka and Suku. Meudon: Alain et Francoise Chaffin, 1984.