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 a nice aged patina. The figure stands unstable on it`s own.
Object: Byeri Figure
Ethnic group/ culture: Fang
Region/ country: Gabon
Period: 2nd half 20th century
Dimensions: 50×15×11 cm
Weightl: 1400 g
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