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Mali. 9.25h x 3.75 Condition Very good. Provenance: Collection Glalerie Lemaire, Amsterdam. Collection Christine Valluet, Paris. Yale-GVR Reg No. 0002106. Bold carving of a female figure standing with domed feeton an integral base, thick legs bent, long torso with projecting breasts, and exaggerated lengthy arms bent and raised behind the ears. Her compressed, helmet-like head is adorned with metal hoops in curvedears and nose, and her hair is tapered crest with crosshatching and relief border. Dark brown-black patina. Age cracks forming along the base. Custom base. Sold at Arte Primiitivo December 12, 2012 Lot #144.

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