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Mende Female Figure Sierra Leone African Art

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Title Mende Female Figure Sierra Leone African Art
Type of Object Carving
Country of Origin Sierra Leone
People Mende
Materials Wood, pigment
Approximate Age 20th century
Dimensions Height: 26.5 Inches
Width: 5 Inches
Overall Condition Fair
Damage/Repair Cracks, chips and a well worn patina, large split through backside and head

Additional Information: Statues from the Mende and their relatives, the Temne and Vai, are scarce and difficult to tell apart. The coiffure, the face form and its features, the ringed neck, as well as the structure of the torso,are typical of the Mende style.