Ancestor Figure

Ataoro, Indonesia, 19th c.
Previous collection:
Irwin Hersey, NYC

This early female figure is carved in the classic cubist form. The sculpture is refined and well balanced. Amongst its many fine attributes are; its strong and expressive mouth, rounded shoulders, well sculpted arms with carved bracelets, finely carved ears, and a raised hair knot at the back of its head. The figure has a wonderful deep brown patina, and is in excellent condition.

Height: 7.25 inches
IN 1-1-13/ SOLD