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PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF HELENA SEGY, NEW YORK

Fang Female Reliquary Figure, Gabon
Estimate
12,00018,000
LOT SOLD. 75,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT
132

PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF HELENA SEGY, NEW YORK

Fang Female Reliquary Figure, Gabon
Estimate
12,00018,000
LOT SOLD. 75,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

African, Oceanic & Pre-Columbian Art

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New York

Fang Female Reliquary Figure, Gabon

Provenance

Reportedly in the "Moriss Collection", possibly referring to Père Antony Innocent Moris, Paris
Dr. Gaston Durville, Boulogne-sur-Mer and Paris, acquired circa 1930s
Ladislas and Helena Segy, New York, acquired from the above in 1956

Catalogue Note

A male figure by the same hand as this fine small-scale Fang reliquary statue was published on the front cover of Marie-Louise Bastin's 1984 publication Introduction aux arts d'Afrique noire, see fig. 1.

African, Oceanic & Pre-Columbian Art

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New York