A rare and atypical male Fang Byeri reliquary sculpture

1,800.00

Category: SKU: DSC03103

Description

A rare and atypical male Fang Byeri reliquary sculpture, Gabon, in bent position, partly fragmentary, holding a ritual-horn in its hands. The feet and a part of right leg are eroded, damages on the arms, the neck and a defect on the neck. The sculpture once had a resinous to reddish patina, which is preserved on the arms, hands and the face, nearly all the other parts of the sculpture are covered by a thick sacrification patina of different layers The peg on which the figure sits suggests that she once sat on a container where the remains of the deceased were kept.

1.800 – 2.400,- Euro

Height: 64 cm
Weight: 3,2 kg

Additional information

Weight 3.2 kg