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 7:20 PM

Literature:

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