Fang Reliquary Box with Guardian Figure, Central Africa
Fang (Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, and Cameroon, Central Africa)
Reliquary box with guardian figure, 20th century
Carved wood and bark
- damage to center left region of figure’s ‘face’; wood split to figures verso; accumulation of dirt, dust and grime accretions to inside and out; minor scratches, nicks and scuffs; underside of box is loose; breakage to top rim of lid; staining to underside of lid.