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SUKUMA, Tanzania. Wood, beautiful and deep patina...

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SUKUMA, Tanzania. Wood, beautiful and deep patina of dark use, shiny reflections, beads. Superb female figure represented in movement, the right leg forward, the arms along the body, the conical breasts proudly raised. This hieratic sculpture is magnified by its head carriage and the intense expressiveness of the prognathic face. 1st half of the 20th century. Height : 29,5 cm. Old restorations and small missing parts. Provenance: -Private collection, Brussels, Belgium. -Alain Guisson Collection, Brussels, Belgium.