Large Dinka Male Standing Figure, Sudan
Lot 145
Large Dinka Male Standing Figure, Sudan
US$ 12,000 - 18,000
€9,000 - 14,000
Auction Details
Large Dinka Male Standing Figure, Sudan
Lot Details
Large Dinka Male Standing Figure, Sudan
Wood, beads
height 26 1/4in (66.7cm)

PROVENANCE
Private Collection, England
James Stephenson, New York, NY
Private Collection, California

Cf. van Rijn Archives (#0093161) for a figure, albeit female, carved with similar features including the facial attributes including inlaid beads for the eyes, buttock and the wood type.

Finely carved in dense, heavy wood, standing upright on a circular base with his arms to his side, with beads inlaid as eyes; fine medium-brown patina and an old, possibly 19th century, stamp on the underside.
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