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3099B Boston
May 5, 2018 10:00AMCalender

Punu -Lumbo Female Reliquary Figure

Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3099B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 05, 2018 10:00AM


Punu -Lumbo Female Reliquary Figure, kneeling female figure, with four mirrored projections: two at the front, two rear; with large pointed breasts framed by sloping shoulders and cut away arms, her left arm holding left breast, her right arm bent upwards with clenched fist (losses); surmounted by a tall columnar neck and wide oval head with a projecting rectangular mouth, small nose and almond-shaped eyes with painted pupils overlaid with inset glass, arched brows and full ribbed coiffure with a star-like motif on the crown; painted in red, blue, white, and black, ht. 14 1/2 in. (37.0 cm).
Estimate $8,000-12,000

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