14 June 2004
POTEAU DE CASE DOGON
De forme fourchue, supportant une figure féminine en haut relief, les bras le long du corps, les seins proéminents, la tête sphérique. Patine érodée.
Hauteur: 154 cm
Maurice Bonnefoy, New York et Paris
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Siroto, L., African Spirits and Identities, New York, 1976, p.84, no.187
Robbins, W.M. and Nooter, N.I., African Art in American Collections, Washington, D.C., 1989, p.62, no.25
Pace Primitive, New York, 1976
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