Lot 359: Lega Ivory Figure

Lega Ivory Figure with arms at its side, purplish black patina, (see Biebuyck, page 229,) 4 3/4" 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 $400-600

Price Realized: $300

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