Lot 216: An extremely fine and rare Afo female figure

An extremely fine and rare Afo female figure , Afo; Nigeria

Of powerful form, the female figure with large well carved head,three part coif, the face with raised coffee-bean eyes and characteristic scarification, the neck powerful and long above broad shoulders pointed breasts and swollen belly also covered with typical scarification, arms akimbo, knees bent standing on an integral base. Fine black lustrous patina; some areas of old insect damage. H. 20 1/2"

Property of a New York Private collector

Ex. Wally and Brenda Zollman, Indiana
verbally authenticated in 1999 by Dr. Roy Sieber

Estimate: $6,000 - $9,000

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