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A MAPRIK FIGURE
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A MAPRIK FIGURE

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A MAPRIK FIGURE
Of stylised form, the oval head within angled border, crouching with the hands raised to each side of the face and the feet to the sides, rounded projection above the head, the carved penis below in the form on an inverted mask, traces of pigments, carved suspension loop at the back
141cm. high
Provenance
Jef Vanderstraete, Lasne, Belgium
Literature
Glissant, E. et al., Lam Métis, Paris, 2001, p.199
Exhibited
Art africain et océanien (Les collections J. et R. Vanderstraete), Musée d'Ixelles, 1967, p.49
Paris, 2001
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Christie's charges a Buyer's premium calculated at 23.205% of the hammer price for each lot with a value up to €110,000. If the hammer price of a lot exceeds €110,000 then the premium for the lot is calculated at 23.205% of the first €110,000 plus 11.9% of any amount in excess of €110,000. Buyer's Premium is calculated on this basis for each lot individually.
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