Mambila Figure, Cameroon
- Height: 25 3/4 in (65.4 cm)
Large scale Mambila ancestor statues of the quality and age of the Stone Mambila figure are exceedingly rare. See a female figure in the collection of Drs. Daniel and Marian Malcolm, New Jersey (Kerchache 1990: 145, pl. 52); a male figure previously in the collection of Mia and Loed Van Bussel, Amsterdam (Kerchache 1990: 147, pl. 57); another male figure previously in the collection of the renowned art collector Rudolf Leopold, Vienna (Bastin 1984: 226, fig. 227); and a female figure previously in the Harry A. Franklin Collection, Los Angeles, sold at Sotheby's New York, May 16, 2013, lot 118.