Lot: 23495th Tribal Art Auction
Rare female figure
Equatorial Guinea, Rio Muni / Cameroon, Fang
|Provenance||Size||Starting price / estimated price|
|French Collection||H: 14.2 inch||
plus 23 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance
wood, black patina,
With her slender figure and tender breasts, this figure is certainly the representation of a young girl. Unusual details are the painted pupils and the hairstyle made of finely twisted plant fibre strings.
The Fang are a large ethnic group belonging to the Equatorial Bantu, living in southern Cameroon and northwestern Gabon, as well as in Equatorial Guinea (Rio Muni).