Lot 173: A Superb Kissi Piomdo shrine figure

A Superb Kissi Piomdo shrine figure, Kissi; Guinea

The figure with beautifully carved head on long neck with crested coif, the back of the coif pierced to hold attachments of bells and a small crude carving, the body wrapped in white native cloth and filled with intact empowering materials. Resinous patina on the face of use. H. 17 3/4"

Property from a New York Estate

Alfred Schienberg, 1971, The Gallery of African Art. NY

Price Realized: $2,400

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