Nimba Figure, Baga, Guinea. This is a high quality antique piece. The profile is traditional to the Nimba figural style. These statous do not represent a tangible person or deity. Instead, it symbolizes ideas of, "beauty, comportment, righteousness, dignity, and social duty," (Lamp 1996, 163). Nimba figures like this one inspired the paintings of Pablo Picasso. Wood with metal details. Would have had attached legs that are now lost. H: 29" x W:10" x D:12"Domestic: Flat-rate of $200.00 to anywhere within the contiguous U.S.International: Foreign shipping rates are determined by destination.Location: This item ships from New York
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