Lot 353: Lega Ivory Male Figure

Lega Ivory Male Figure with arms at his side, tapered body concave heart shaped face, the legs splayed, nice dark golden patina, 6 1/2" 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 $1,000-,1,500

Price Realized: $550

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