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Antique Museum Quality African Carved Yombe Maternity Statue Mid-century Congo For Sale

Antique Museum Quality African Carved Yombe Maternity Statue Mid-century Congo

GJPaw salesis pleased to bring to a RARE OFFERING of African Art & Cultural Artifacts from the estate of a well-known Chicago collector.

GJPaw salesis very pleased to offer a Carved Yombe Statue. The statue depicts a nude maternity figure in the kneeling position with a child clinging to her back. The face has great depth of expression with the glaring eyes and filed teeth. The wood has developed a beautiful mahogany patina. The Yombe, or Mayombe as they are sometimes known, are a group of people from the Democratic Republic of the Congo. They are well-known for the statues they produced, including maternity and fetish statues, and known examples often had sharp these just as the statue we are selling here. Similar pieces to this have been sold for many thousands of dollars at major sale houses in Paris and London. For example, in May 2012 Sotheby's sold a Yombe Maternity for over $68,000; in December 2007, Christie's fetched over 150,000 Euro for a Yombe Maternity; and in May, 2011, a Yombe Maternity achieved an astounding sale price in excess of $1.8 million dollars at Sotheby's in New York. We are very happy to be bringing this piece to the market at a low starting offer and with . The statue measures 14 inches (35.6 cm) and is in very good condition with good integrity and with a few tight, stable age splits. It was originally acquired overseas and is part of an important authentic African Art Collection.

GJPaw sales has been in theArt business for over 25 years and is now expanding its operation to . Our goal is to bring the same experience and excitement of collecting that we have been delivering to our walk-in customers for decades to collectors across the Globe. Every object we sell online has been carefully hand-selected with special attention to detail, quality, and significance.

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