1930S TERRACOTTA BY MBITIM
The Azande were prolific potters for centuries before the arrival of Europeans in the 19th century. Their lands in the transition zone between the Congo basin and the upper Nile made them middle men between Arab traders from the north with their bead
8 in (W) x 12 in (L) x 4 in (H)
a private gallery in New York City specializing in African art. Amyas Naegele, the proprietor, fabricates custom mounts for three-dimensional objects of all kinds, restores ethnographic art, and offers traditional African objects for sale.