In good state, complete with vegetal beard. It dates to the 1920 – 1930 period. On stand.
Provenance: Ex – collection of the reverend Fathers of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit, Mortain, France. Bought from them in the Abbaye Blanche in 1982 by P. and H. Westerdijk.
For description, unfortunately by second picture
Literature: Warren M. Robbins and Nancy Ingram Nooter: African Art in American Collections, Washington, 1989, fig .869.
Dimensions: 37 (without beard) x 19 x 9 cm.
Tribe / Region: The Fang peoples dominate the northern half of Gabon.
Material: semi hardwood and raffia fibers.
Weight: 0.760 kg.
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Sold with written declaration of authenticity by Dr. P. Westerdijk, museum ethnologist and cultural anthropologist specialized in the material cultures of people living south of the Sahara.
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My order arrived rapidly, in a condition as described.
an interesting sculpture - perfectly packed - good communication - thanks!
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