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STANDING BAULE FIGURE

Item noM2909

Female standing wood figure with hands framing the navel, stylized coiffure, straight nose and slit almond eyes with slightly protruding lips. Scarification on back and neck, prominent legs with bent knees on base.

• Ivory Coast; Baule
Height: 20 in. (50.8 cm)

Provenance:
Dr. Dwright Heath
Rhode Island, Former professor of Brown and Harvard University