Lot 559

West African Mossi Biiga Doll on Stand

Estimate: $250 - $350

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$100 $25
$400 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $200
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
Mossi Biiga fertility doll on stand, carved and incised wooden figure depicting a highly stylized abstracted woman, Burkina Faso, West Africa, 19th to early 20th century. 11 x 2.25 x 2.5 inches, stand .5 x 2.75 x 2.75 inches. Provenance: From the estate of Leon A. Arkus, former Director of the Carnegie Museum of Art. Acquired in 1980, Sam Hilu's Primitive Arts LTD., New York, NY.


In overall good condition, apart from usage related wear and minor chipping in three areas. Merchandise will be packed and transported by the purchaser at their own risk and expense. A list of recommended shippers is on our website: https://www.conceptgallery.com/auctions/shipping/ .

Available payment options

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Amex
  • Diners
  • Discover
  • JCB
  • Union Pay

See Terms and Conditions For Payment Details.

Concept Gallery does not pack and ship. A list of packers and shippers that regularly visit our gallery is available on our website http://conceptgallery.com/auctions/shipping/. All property must be paid in full before we will release your purchases to the shippers. Please note that you will not see a charge for shipping on our invoice to you as all of our shipping is done by third parties.