Mossi Female Figure, Burkina-Faso
Lot 6067W
Mossi Female Figure, Burkina-Faso
Sold for US$ 3,965 inc. premium
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Lot Details
Mossi Female Figure, Burkina-Faso
height 33in (83.8cm)
of attenuated proportions, the large head with a crested coiffure and mask-like face with incised geometric designs and protruding mouth framed by demi-lune ears, broad shoulders and large, suspended breasts incised with geometric designs, the long, cylindrical torso with two bands of incised geometric design, ending in broad hips with enhanced vaginal area, proportionately small legs ending in abstract feet; fine aged and encrusted varied red and dark brown patina.

Provenance:
Private Collection, California

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