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    Sale 5568

    Art Africain et Océanien

    16 June 2009, Paris

  • Lot 144

    FIGURE DE RELIQUAIRE FANG

    GABON

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    FIGURE DE RELIQUAIRE FANG
    Gabon
    Le personnage féminin au corps élégant et allongé, le personnage assis avec les maintes jointes à l'avant, le menton relevé et les traits du visage stylisés. Belle patine noire et huileuse.
    Hauteur: 39 cm. (15 3/8 in.)


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    Provenance

    Sotheby's Londres, 30 Mai 1960, lot 164.
    Arcade Gallery, Londres, acquis lors de cette vente.
    René Withofs, Bruxelles, avant 1963.


    Literature

    Perrois L., La statuaire Fan, Gabon, Paris, 1972, p.219, fig.142, pl.81, no.157


    Exhibited

    Washington, D.C., Museum of African Art, African Art in Washington Collections, 25 Mai 1972-1er Janvier 1973


    Post Lot Text

    FANG FEMALE RELIQUARY FIGURE