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Mounted Carved Lava Stone Human Face Sculpture
An incredible, mounted, carved lava stone face sculpture. Origin unknown, though likely Polynesian, a wonderful, primitively carved piece with deep, exaggerated features. Seemingly part of a larger work, possibly a bas relief. Set on a contemporary, steel mounting. A stunning example of Primitive arts; an evocative and alluring decorative item.
- Date of Manufacturecirca 1920
- Materials and TechniquesHand-CarvedLava
- WearWear consistent with age and use. Minor losses.
- DimensionsH 29.5 in. x W 24.5 in. x D 12 in.H 74.93 cm x W 62.23 cm x D 30.48 cm
- Seller LocationLos Angeles, CA
- Reference NumberLU890412639502
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Located in Los Angeles, CA
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