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A Bijogo Seated Female Figure, Guinea-Bissau
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 3,600 USD
JUMP TO LOT
136
A Bijogo Seated Female Figure, Guinea-Bissau
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 3,600 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art

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A Bijogo Seated Female Figure, Guinea-Bissau
seated on a crescent stool, the female figure with elegantly carved diminuative legs, long massive abdomen and rounded breasts, the openwork arms resting on the seat, with an aluminum bracelet around the right wrist, and a squared head with highly abstract features; aged varied brown patina with traces of red and black pigment.
height 16 1/2 in. 42 cm
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Provenance

Maurice Ratton, Paris
Acquired from the above, 1958

African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art

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New York