Lot 42
  • 42

Dogon Female Ancestor Figure, Mali

Estimate
20,000 - 30,000 USD
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Description

  • wood
  • Height: 32 in (81.3 cm)

Provenance

Jay C. Leff, Uniontown, Pennsylvania, by 1959
Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, October 10-11, 1975, lot 176A, consigned by the above
Allan Stone, New York

Exhibited

Carnegie Institute, Department of Fine Arts, Pittsburgh, Exotic Art from Ancient and Primitive Civilizations: Collection of Jay C. Leff, October 15, 1959 - January 3, 1960
Carnegie Institute, Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, The Art of Black Africa: Collection of Jay C. Leff, Pittsburgh, October 24, 1969 - January 18, 1970

Literature

Walter Ashlin Fairservis, Exotic Art from Ancient and Primitive Civilizations: Collection of Jay C. Leff, Pittsburgh, 1959, p. 132, no. 194
Carnegie Institute, The Art of Black Africa: Collection of Jay C. Leff, Pittsburgh, 1969, no. 14
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