11745. Fang Byeri Wood Carved Guardian Figure
Gabon or Equatorial Guinea
Size: 6-1/2 inches (16.5cm) + custom wood base. Ethnologists believe figures such as these were boiled in a soup for medicinal purposes which explains the varied patina. Provenance: Lars Bethge, Europe, and documented in Yale Archive of African Art, Object 0128595.
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