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Bruce Frank Primitive Art
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Ancestor Figure

Nomoli, Sierra Leone
18th Century or Earlier

Provenance: Field Collected by Mario Meneghini before 1974. American collection since 1978.

These stone figures found in Mende fields are from an ancient culture and are deeply revered by the discoverers. Wood reliquaries are created to house and cherish these figures. The face on this example is beautifully sculpted and very expressive.

Ancestor Figure

Nomoli, Sierra Leone
18th Century or Earlier

Provenance: Field Collected by Mario Meneghini before 1974. American collection since 1978.

These stone figures found in Mende fields are from an ancient culture and are deeply revered by the discoverers. Wood reliquaries are created to house and cherish these figures. The face on this example is beautifully sculpted and very expressive.