It is clear to me that the figure is not an authentic one. The style, the carving and the patina show that it is a modern production. Authentic Fang are really rare, and ALWAYS very expensive, on the other hands there is thousand and thousand of fakes arrived in the market for years.
--- In African_Arts@yahoogroups.com, "richard.dams" <richard.dams@...> wrote:
> Sorry for my broken English, I do my best. Could anyone tell me if this statue is authentic? Should it really be a NTUMU figure. Thanks