Large wooden Fang Byeri figure form Gabon. Fang Byeri figures are usually characterized as a seated male figure. He has bent legs and an elongated torso, The Fang occupy such a large geographical area that numerous sub-styles have emerged. There are, however, two main stylistic groups – the northern and the southern. Northern Fang figures usually have elongated features and are often adorned with copper strips.
Powerful appearance with beautiful old aged patina. Good condition with clear traces of wear and tear. The right thumb is restored in the past.
Object: Byeri Figure
Ethnic group/ culture: Fang
Region/ country: Gabon
Period: 2nd half 20th century
Dimensions: 60×18×14 cm
Weightl: 2500 g
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