Lot 79: A Mende Minsereh figure

People: Mende
Sierra Leone
H: 17 3/4"
The corpulent figure with large double lobed coif, rounded face and massive shoulders, the arms broken or eroded at the forearms, a carved loincloth to the groin and heavy legs with carved feet. Fine old black surface, on a custom base.

Ex. State Department officer's collection; Property of an East Coast private collector

Price Realized: $700

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