Nias Ancestral Figure From Indonesia And Ancestral Figure From Malekula, New Hebrides, A Pair
Artwork: Nias Ancestral Figure From Indonesia And Ancestral Figure From Malekula, New Hebrides, A Pair
Size: (i) 27.6 x 20.3; (ii); 29.2 x 22.2 cm
Medium: (i) Watercolor and brush and ink on paper; (ii) Watercolor, gouache and pencil on paper
Creation year: 1946
Marks: (i) Signed with the initials MC (lower right), also inscribed Gowe in dem vonn van een voorouderbeeld, te Hiligowe (moro'o). (Schroeder) (upper left); (ii) Signed with the initials MC (lower right); inscribed Memorial figure made of clay and spiber webbs on a bamboo frame. New Hebrides. About 50" high. Chicago Museum of Natural History #133108 (on the reverse)
Category: Drawings
Artwork details : (i) Executed circa 1938; (ii) Executed circa 1946
Provenance: Private Collection, United States (and sold: Sotheby's, New York, June 13, 2000, lot WIR); Acquired at the previous sale

Sotheby's New York

Date: 2019-11-13
Lot Number: 480
Low Estimate: $30000
High Estimate: $40000
Hammer Price: Not Sold