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Auction Closes At: 12:36:00 12/13/2023
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 474. Teke Figure
Estimate: $3,000-$5,000
Current High Bid: $1,900.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $1,900.00

Category: African
Sub Category: Congo (D.R.C.)
Culture or Country: Democratic Republic of Congo.
Period: --
Size: 9H. (23cm).

Description: Very fine fetish power figure, the head is beautifully carved with triple tiered sagittal headdress and the planes of the face are carved with linear scarification, high relief triangular nose and jutting lips with plaits of hair on sides. The body is still covered with compounded bilobo, compacted organic material with a cowry shell impressed into the center of the torso, and supported by flexed legs. Warm deep brown patina indicating decades of handling. Minor loss of the compacted earthen material, nicks on feet. Custom base. Alain Lecomte label on base. A rare Teke figure for its complete form and exceptional carved details.
Provenance: Private Chicago collection. Ex. Alain Lecomte, Paris.
Shipping Fee:
National: $60.00
International: $120.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Teke Figure

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. G.St. $1,900.00 1 12/11/2023 4:40:15 PM
2. roon $1,800.00 1 12/12/2023 5:08:59 PM
3. roon $1,600.00 1 12/12/2023 5:07:55 PM

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