Lot: 21

Squatting female stone figure "pomdo" or "nomoli"

Sierra Leone, Kissi

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Thomas Halling, Lund, Sweden (around 2002)
Peter Willborg, Stockholm, Sweden
H: 5.9 inch 1200 EUR / 2500 EUR

soapstone, These stone figures were not made by the Kissi themselves, but were accidentally brought to light during field work. They are the only known remains of an empire that existed hundreds of years ago in present-day Sierra Leone and Liberia.