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Statue representing an ancestral figure in the form of a woman sitting on a chair of a notable. The pose is proud and serene, the bust is straight and the hands are placed delicately on her loincloth. A heart-shaped pendant is placed between the top of her breasts.
Overall, the sculpture is fine and shows an ancient and refined work.
Wood with a patina of use, the base is missing due to erosion and there are a few other missing parts, especially around the ears. Pigments
Lwena people, Angola
First half of the 20th century
H : 35 cm
Provenance : former German private collection.
|Style||Tribal Art (African Statues, Puppets, Dolls, Maternity of Tribal Art Style)|
|Century||20th century (African Statues, Puppets, Dolls, Maternity 20th century)|
|Country of origin||Angola|
|Height (cm)||35 cm|
|Shipping Time||Ready to ship in 4-7 Business Days|
|Location||69620, Ternand, France|
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