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Iconography
NON-EURASIAN ICONOGRAPHY
Africa
Ancestor figuresMale
PORTRAITS
Ancestor figures
Male
Further details
Standing male figure. Triangular face devoid of feature, topped with a cap of braids. Elongated neck is adorned with pearls. Short limbs with legs ending midway. Patina finish.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Hemba (Democratic Republic of the Congo)
DATE
early 19th century - late 19th century
LOCATION
Paris, Christie's (15 June 2002)
Rights and permissions
Image reproduced by kind permission of Christie's Ltd
Contact
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