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Top Quality African Tribal Byeri Ancestral Guardian figure - FANG - Gabon.

Lot reference 19373293

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Current bid $1,346
Next minimum bid $1,463
Location: Belgium
Auction fee: 9% of the winning bid
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$1,346 Bidder 1965
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First half of the 20th century. One old big crack in the middle of the face and part of the body : not disturbing the beauty.

Height 64 cm.
Width 15 cm.
Depth 14 cm.

This piece comes from the very important Collection of Professor in Psychology van Qualkelbeen from the University of Ghent;

Wood, copper and sacrificial material.

Called Byeri or Bieri, figures like these were guardians of the enshrined relics of important ancestors. Sitting on top of the containers, they were also consulted for aid and protection. They are notable for their child-like proportions contrasted with a muscular, poised vigilance.

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Be Tribal and ethnic  pro top

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Member since: August 22, 2014
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  • The mask is authentic and as described. Shipping was fast and the mask arrived in good condition. Le masque est authentique et tel que décrit. L'expédition a été rapide et le masque es arrivé en bon

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Austria $23.32
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Denmark $34.97
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Germany $23.32
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