Lot: 5

Burkina Faso

Slender, stylized face of a horse-antelope with large horns, curved forward.
Fine scarified ornaments on the face.
Perforated edge, holes close to one another.
Grey-brown wood with residue of white pigments.
Fine old patina.

Bite marks, crack at the back of the head, two minimal stress cracks at the right horn, abrasions.

Hammer Price: 2,000 €

115B -
03. June 2014 at 11:20 AM MESZ CEST


Depicted in: Ulrich Klever, Bruckmann's Handbuch der Afrikanischen Kunst, Munich 1975, p. 171, colour plate XIV.