14700. Cubistic Dogon Wood Tellem Figure
Mali, 20th Century
Carved on bent legs rising from a rounded base, an elongated torso with the arms worked close to the body, the hands resting on the belly, a cylindrical neck and geometric forms for facial features. Size 9-5/8 inches (24.4cm) H. + custom mount. These figures probably represent protective spirits. Provenance: Mark Isaacson and Greg Nacozy collection.