Pere Figure
Lot 2136
Pere Figure, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Sold for US$ 8,540 inc. premium
Lot Details
Pere Figure, Democratic Republic of the Congo
height 15in (38cm)
standing on oval feet with notched toes, the legs carved with stacked double-egg form knees and hips, supporting an attenuated barrel-form torso with projecting navel, the hands held out in front with arms carved in balance with the leg design, leading to the shoulders that taper into the neck, adorned with a notched, disc-form necklace supporting a spherical head with upward looking facial plane with squared, open projecting mouth, exaggerated, lumpy nose and circular projecting eyes in a sunken orbital cavity with shell inlay for the pupils; fine aged and varied dark brown patina with lighter stripe across the left shoulder and back from the fiber attachment (now loose and resting on the hips).

Provenance:
Private Collection, Netherlands
Joe Carr, Texas

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