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Lot 0097
An unusual vintage carved wooden sculpture of a Female ancestor from the Mende or related ethnic group, Sierra leone, West Africa. featuring a tall conical hat, ribbed neck , cubistic facial treatment, rounded breast and hands that appear as large scoops.Sourced from a collection that has been in storage nearly 30 years. The statue measures 29.5 inches tall.


fair, well weathered

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Rare Mende Female Ancestor sculpture, African Art

Estimate $100 - $200Sep 22, 2018