Collection of the African Art Museum of Saint-Cyprien, near Perpignan.
Sale of the Auction House Million in Drouot-Paris, lot 290, the 21/05/2019.
Votive figurine representing a naked masculine ancestor, kneeling, the hands placed on the belly, as a gesture of propriety. The face presents a beautiful intense and internalised expression.
Hardwood, ancient shiny brown and reddish patina, traces of fetish matters under the phallus.
A certificate of authenticity of the appraising company “Origine Expert” in Paris will be delivered with the mask.
Objects are sent with insurance and track & trace.
Parcels are sent from Monday to Saturday, via an express parcel service (Colissimo Expert) of the French Post, with track & trace. The shipment takes between 2 and 5 days throughout Europe.
You can view and/or pick up the piece in Ajaccio, 20090 France.
- Indigenous object name
- Ethnic group/ culture
- Region/ country
- Congo DRC
- Early 20th century
- Sold with stand
- 28.5×12×11.5 cm
- 0.975 kg