Lot 357: Lega Ivory Male Iginga Figure

Lega Ivory Male Iginga Figure, with arms at his side, heart shaped face with circle with dot ears and eyes, splayed legs, 6" tall, dark honey colored patina.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 $800-1,200

Price Realized: $1,400

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