Large Dinka Male Standing Figure, Sudan
height 26 1/4in (66.7cm)
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.