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African Carved Wood Female Figure

Auction:
2376
Lot:
74
Sold for:
$9,988

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2376
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 23, 2007 10:00AM

Description:

African Carved Wood Female Figure, Bembe, the standing form with hands to the upper breasts, elaborate scarification marks on the abdomen, the stylized head with turban-style headdress and porcelain (?) inlaid eyes, ht. 11 in.

Provenance: Purchased from Jacques Kerchache Gallery, Paris, by Merton Simpson.
Estimate $10,000-15,000

Keywords

Paris, Jacques Kerchache Gallery, Scarification

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