19th/20th c., Madagascar, carved wood, depicting a standing female figure bearing a tower of stacked paired half-moons, erected for the tombs of important chiefs and persons of rank, displayed on painted wood pedestal, 71" (carved wood), 101"h (total with pedestal) - PROVENANCE: Property from the Collection of the Wright Art Trust; J J Klejman, New York (December 20, 1969)
Fair, overall weathered surface, wood cracks, chips, losses **Condition reports are rendered as specialist opinion by the staff of the Auction House and not as statements of fact. We do not guarantee the content of written or verbal condition reports. The absence of a condition report does not imply that there are no condition issues with the lot. Please call us at (973) 377-1500 or e-mail email@example.com with any questions about this lot at least 24 hours prior to auction.