Wood and metal, 57 cm. A cubist, concave oval face with applied strips of brass, a triangular nose and crescent shape eyes, the 'wings' and crescent crest each with defined borders. The pierced lozenge body with incised brass panels to the upper part, brass ring around the neck. On the back a stylized 'vulva' lozenge in relief, all with a rich, dark patina. Traces of old labels. Mme Mengin, Paris, France, a photo of this Kota (nr. 559) is in the Royal Museum for Central Africa archives, Tervuren dated 15 January 1951, MRAC nr.151.1.129.