11 mai 2016

Ancestor Figure, Takuu Atoll-Ontong Java

Lot 149. Ancestor Figure, Takuu Atoll-Ontong Java. Wood, height 17 3/4in (45cm).Sold for US$ 221,000 (€193,706) inc. premium. Photo: Bonhams. Finely carved, most likely by stone and shell, in overall cubistic form, the oversized head, rounded in the back yet of planar form on the front with the forehead, nose and parted lips on the same plane slightly above the facial plane, slightly raised C-form ears, the neck of diminutive size resting on squared shoulders rounded at the top with each elongated, rounded arm... [Lire la suite]
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