Lot: 9


Elfenbeinküste

Female figure with hair parted in two. Large scarification marks on brow, temples, neck, abdomen, back, and arms. Right upper arm has a carved bangle. Wood, residue from Kaolin. Fine old patina.

Small cracks from tension on the neck, between the breasts and on the back. Sections missing on the pedestal.

Hammer Price: 1,800 €

115B -
03. June 2014 at 8:12 PM

Literature:

Depicted in: Ulrich Klever, Bruckmann's Handbuch der Afrikanischen Kunst, Munich 1975, pl. 111.