FANG, Gabon. Hardwood, patina Eyema Byeri"... - Lot 310 - Pousse-Cornet

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FANG, Gabon. Hardwood, patina Eyema Byeri"... - Lot 310 - Pousse-Cornet
FANG, Gabon.
Hardwood, patina
Eyema Byeri" reliquary guardian statue associated with the cult of the ancestors. Statue representing a male figure sitting on a tenon, arms brought back on the torso, above the umbilicus. The body with a muscular curvature and a well-made sculpture presents a face that is slightly granular in places and the eyes symbolized by metal slats.
Very beautiful iconographic sculpture but late, remarkably presented on a pedestal.
Height: 44 cm.
Old restorations, cracks and wear.
Provenance : French private collection.
Note:
-Collector's label stuck on the tenon.
-Provenance label stuck on the base " Fang EG-2, Lynn University ".
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