Unknown African, ‘Makonde Wooden Sculpture of a Woman’, 20th century A.D., Barakat Gallery
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Makonde Wooden Sculpture of a Woman, 20th century A.D.

Wood and mixed media
36 1/2 × 5 1/2 in
92.7 × 14 cm
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$18,600
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West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, London, Seoul, Hong Kong
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According to Makonde legend, the first man on earth fell asleep after sculpting a female figure out …

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According to Makonde legend, the first man on earth fell asleep after sculpting a female figure out of wood. He awoke to find the statue had become a real woman who was eager to mate with him. The result was many children, and the woman herself became the ancestress of the Makonde. This accounts for the predominance …

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Unknown African

Makonde Wooden Sculpture of a Woman, 20th century A.D.

Wood and mixed media
36 1/2 × 5 1/2 in
92.7 × 14 cm
.
$18,600
Ships from West Hollywood, CA, US
Shipping: $200 domestic, $400 rest of world
Location
West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, London, Seoul, Hong Kong
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