Lot 351: Lega Ivory Figure of a Two Faced Male

Lega Ivory Figure of a Two Faced Male, heart shaped face with arms at his side, carved with circle and dot design, dark honey colored patina, 6 1/4" tall. From the collection of Ivory Lega Figures purchased by the consignor from the Collection of African Art of Andre' J. Navez. Mr. Navez acquired these from 1965-1966, while he was working for the State Department and living in Bukavu, Kivu Province in eastern Congo. They were brought to the US in 1967 and comply with the pre-ban African Elephant Conservation Act. Letters from Mr. Navez included.. Estimate $600-800

Price Realized: $425

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