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A MUMUYE FIGURE

Size 69 cm
Material Wood
Origin Nigeria

Lagalagana, ancestor figure, the rangy silhouette shows a slight asymetry that gives to the figure its aerial rythm. The torso framed by the detached arms, the head with a stylized face by a crested coiffure prolonged to figure the ears. Deep and ancient patina.

Provenance

Belgian private collection Acquired in the 1970's