Luguru Female Figure, Tanzania
Lot 310
Luguru Female Figure, Tanzania
Sold for US$ 2,000 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Luguru Female Figure, Tanzania
height 9in (23cm)
standing upright on proportionally large feet, her arms at the sides and bent at the elbows, the spherical head with incised coiffure and diminutive facial features including inlaid bead eyes, wearing a multi-strand, multi-colored bead belt; smooth, honey-brown patina with collector's mark "FE905" in white lettering on left foot.

Marc Felix, Brussels
Galerie Fred Jahn, Munich
Private Collection, Stuttgart

Tanzania. Meisterwerke Afrikanischer Skulptur/ Sanaa za Mabingwa wa Kiafrika, published by Jens Jahn for Haus der Kulturen, Berlin and Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich, 1994, fig. 64
  1. Fredric Backlar
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