Ethnographic Arts & Textiles

August 28 — September 02, 2021
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LOT 179

Lot 179

Unidentified Female Figure, possibly Punu or Vuvi, Gabon, Central Africa, mid to late 20th century

Unidentified Female Figure, possibly Punu or Vuvi, Gabon, Central Africa, mid to late 20th century
Lot 179 Details
Unidentified Female Figure, possibly Punu or Vuvi, Gabon, Central Africa, mid to late 20th century

carved wood with natural pigments
height 20.25 in — 51.4 cm

Estimate $60-$80

Realised: $36
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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Unidentified Female Figure, possibly Punu or Vuvi, Gabon, Central Africa, mid to late 20th century
  • Unidentified Female Figure, possibly Punu or Vuvi, Gabon, Central Africa, mid to late 20th century
  • Unidentified Female Figure, possibly Punu or Vuvi, Gabon, Central Africa, mid to late 20th century
  • Unidentified Female Figure, possibly Punu or Vuvi, Gabon, Central Africa, mid to late 20th century

CONDITION DETAILS

Both feet restored, paint loss. Additional images available upon request.

LOT 179
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  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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