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African & Oceanic Art / Kongo-Vili Female Figure, Democratic Republic of Congo

Property from a Private Swiss Collection
Lot 33
Kongo-Vili Female Figure, Democratic Republic of Congo
27 April 2022, 10:00 EDT
New York

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Kongo-Vili Female Figure, Democratic Republic of Congo

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Wood, glass eyes, base by Kichizô Inagaki (1876-1951)
Height 7 1/2in (19cm)

Provenance
André Lefèvre Collection (1893-1963), Paris
Ader and Ribault-Menetière, Hotel Drouot, Paris, Collection André Lefèvre. Art Nègre, Afrique, Océanie, Divers, 13 December 1965, Lot 109
Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan Collection, Geneva
Sotheby's, London, The Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan Collection of African Art, 27 June 1983, Lot 57
Swiss Private Collection

A black ink label to base inscribed: 'BAKONGO-IQCENT. / BASE BY INAGAKI / EX COLL. LEFEVRE'

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