Lot 198: A rare Bagirmi figure

A rare Bagirmi figure
Bagirmi people, Chad. H: 18" The figure in classical Bagirmi style with rounded head and incised coif, simplistic facial features, cubistic body with rigid characteristic arms and hands, the torso widening to the hips with signs of handling, the legs angular and dark. A rare figure. On a custom base. Purchased at Tribal Arts Gallery, NY prior to 1984

Price Realized: $1,000

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