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Lot 0119
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"

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  • Condition

    Excellent

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    Nimba Figure, Baga, Guinea

    Estimate $14,000 - $15,000Mar 11, 2017
    New York, NY, USA