Lot: 501

87th Tribal Art Auction

Dignitary staff, around 1920

Tanzania, Makonde

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Bernd Muhlack, Kiel, Germany
Anita Schröder, Munich, Germany
H: 36.8 inch 1300 EUR
plus 21 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

wood, middle brown patina, black paint, handle in shape of human head with Makonde-typical facial features and coiffure, staff blackened in parts, min. dam., abrasion of paint, base