Cross River or Keaka Ancestor Figure, Cameroon
Wood, sacrificial materials, fiber
height 13in (33cm)
William Brill, New York
Private Collection, New York
In a powerful stance with arms and knees bent, a proportionally large head with large lozenge-shaped eyes, fiber implants in the head for hair; heavily encrusted overall with sacrificial materials accentuating the overall strength of the sculpture.