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Lot 0083
This is a very fine old Fang Byeri cult idol from Gabon, Africa. Carved wood with a serene and classical aesthetic and shown holding an offering vessel. The Fang peoples of Gabon believed that ancestral relics held great spiritual power. Byeri was a Fang association devoted to the veneration of lineage ancestors and founders, leaders, and fertile women who made significant contributions to society during their lifetime.Measures 17.25 inches tall on wooden base.

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Overall good condition.

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Fang Female ancestor with Offering vessel, African Art

Estimate $500 - $800Nov 18, 2017