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African Carved Wood Female Figure

Auction:
2408
Lot:
148
Sold for:
$11,850

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2408
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 10, 2008 10:00AM

Description:

African Carved Wood Female Figure, Temne, standing on a round base, hands to the pendulous breasts (arms missing), the large head with pronounced brow, lobed coiffure, on a long ringed neck, elaborate scarification patterns, dark patina, (wood loss), ht. 22 in.

Provenance: The Paul Rabut collection.
Estimate $5,000-7,000

Keywords

large head , large head, Breast, Scarification

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