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PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF HELENA SEGY, NEW YORK

Fang Female Reliquary Figure, Gabon
Estimation
12 00018 000
Lot. Vendu 75,000 USD (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
ACCÉDER AU LOT
132

PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF HELENA SEGY, NEW YORK

Fang Female Reliquary Figure, Gabon
Estimation
12 00018 000
Lot. Vendu 75,000 USD (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
ACCÉDER AU 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

Description

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