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PAKI ANCESTOR FIGURE
Mundugumor, Yuat River area, Papua New Guinea
Late 19th / early 20th century
Wood and cones
H: 39 cm
Provenance: collected in the 1930s by Doctor Gilrow, military physician. Published and exhibited in "Tristan Tzara, l’homme approximatif. Poète, écrivain d’art, collectionneur", Musée d'Art moderne et contemporain, Strasbourg, 2015-2016, p. 88.
© Galerie Alain Bovis, photo Jesus Iglesias
GOLD WEIGHT
Akan, Ghana / Ivory Coast
Late 19th / early 20th century
Brass
H: 7.5 cm
Provenance: Charles Ratton collection, Paris.
Published in "Bronzes et Poudre d’or. Les Poids miniatures des Akan d’Afrique occidentale", Robert Cornevin, 1970, p. 37, ill. A.
© Galerie Alain Bovis, photo Vincent Luc - Agence Phar
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PAKI ANCESTOR FIGURE
Mundugumor, Yuat River area, Papua New Guinea
Late 19th / early 20th century
Wood and cones
H: 39 cm
Provenance: collected in the 1930s by Doctor Gilrow, military physician. Published and exhibited in "Tristan Tzara, l’homme approximatif. Poète, écrivain d’art, collectionneur", Musée d'Art moderne et contemporain, Strasbourg, 2015-2016, p. 88.
© Galerie Alain Bovis, photo Jesus Iglesias

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