Collection of the Museum of African Art of Saint-Cyprien, near Perpignan.
Sale carried out by the Million Auction in Drouot-Paris, lot 290 of the 22/05/2019.
Votive Figurine representing a naked masculine ancestor, kneeling, the hands placed on the belly, as a gesture of propriety. The face has a beautiful, intense and internalised expression.
Hard wood, an ancient shiny brown and red patina, traces of fetish matter under the phallus.
A certificate of authenticity, from the appraising organisation, “Origine Expert” in Paris, will be delivered with the mask.
Items are sent with a professional invoice and track & trace.
Parcels are sent from Monday to Saturday, via an express parcel service (Colissimo Suivi) of the French Post, with track & trace. The shipment takes 2 and 5 days throughout Europe.
You can view and/or pick up the piece in Ajaccio, 20090 France.
- Ancestor statue
- Indigenous object name
- Ethnic group/ culture
- Region/ country
- Congo DRC
- Early 20th century
- Vintage - used with visible signs of wear
- Sold with stand
- 28.5×12×11.5 cm