Chokwe Seated Female Figure, Angola
Lot 137
Chokwe Seated Female Figure, Angola
Sold for US$ 8,750 inc. premium

Lot Details
Chokwe Seated Female Figure, Angola
Chokwe Seated Female Figure, Angola
Wood, beads, metal, fiber
height 13in (33cm)

PROVENANCE
Patric Claes, Brussels, field collected on the border of Angola in the territory of Sandoa in the 1970s

Sitting slightly forward on the stool, bearing a spherical, hollowed out bowl on her knees, wearing a quadruplicate coiffure and three strings of red, white and blue beaded ear rings, a red and black-and-white beaded belt and a metal anklet; her face with slit eyes with raised lids and flaring nose and full lips, protruding breasts and crisscross tattoos incised on her forehead and above each breast; fine honey-brown glossy patina with areas of encrustations in the crevasses.
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