Lot 34

Female statue showing a standing priestess holding a basket in her hand and wearing a large necklace with a cylindrical amulet evoking her statue.
Wood, old brown patina and traces of natural pigments.
Yoruba, Nigeria, 19th or early 20th century
64 x 24 cm

Exhibition: "Före/Before Picasso, African Art in Swedish Collections" at the Liljevalchs Konsthall, December 1988-January 1989. Reproduced on page 86, fig. 224 of the exhibition catalogue.

Publication: "AFRIKANSKT, A Source of Inspiration for Modern Art", Konsthall, catalogue no. 109, Malmö, 1986, reproduced on page 97, fig. 92