Mende Female Figure, Sierra Leone / Liberia #892

$ 3,800.00 $ 1,900.00

  • Mende Female Figure, Sierra Leone / Liberia #892
  • A rare, early Mende Female Figure in an upright position, the arms near the torso, decorated with scarification, the breasts in an unusual position, the thick neck with typical rings, the high abstract face finely cut, the head with an artificial designed hairstyle.
  • "It is unknown whether these figures can also be attributed (related) to the Bundu (Society) masks, which belong to one of the few Secret Organizations of West Africa, which are exclusively operated by Women." -  African Art in the Cycle of Life, by Roy Sieber (Author), Roslyn Adele Walker (Author) October 17, 1987
    Measurements:  42cm
  • Condition: Excellent