Lot 226: A fine Cameroon figure

A fine Cameroon figure, Babanki Kingdom; Cameroon

Of classical style, the figure carved crouching with a prestige cap to his head and holding a pipe in his hands, the composition with a tremendous sense of movement and complexity due to the unusual posture. Excellent patina of use and wear. A fine old example. H. 16"

Property of a New England Private collector

Albert Gordon, Tribal Arts Gallery, NYC prior to 1984.

Estimate: $900 - $1,200

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