A Dan figure
Lot 2099
A Dan female figure, lü me, Ivory Coast
Sold for US$ 13,420 inc. premium
Lot Details
A Dan female figure, lü me, Ivory Coast
height 22in

This finely carved female is enhanced with inset metal teeth, a mask of kaolin and wears an elaborate fiber coiffure; very fine varied dark brown patina.

Provenance:
Dr. George Harley, 1943
Esther & Jo Dendel
Sotheby's, New York, May 14, 2004, lot 40.

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