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Mother and Child Figure

Catalogue Description:
Female figure sitting cross-legged on pedestal resting child's head and legs on her knees. Strip of carved wood over top of mother's prominent breasts. Child's arms are crossed over chest. White pigment covers surface except for black pigment on coiffure, eyes and eyebrows. Light wood. Condition: Chipped, cracked, paint worn off.


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