Lot: 10

97th Auction

Seated figure

West Nepal, Magar

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Louis Nierijnck, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Berry de Bruijn, Breda, The Netherlands (Nr. 207)
H: 12.8 inch This object is not available anymore.

wood, base

Very expressive figure with head turned sideways and crossed legs. Possibly the figure of a "bhut", representing wandering ghosts and roaming spirits.

Cortes, J.L., La Statuaire Primitive de l'ouest du Népal, Paris 2011, p. 335