Lot: 198

87th Tribal Art Auction

Door lock

Mali, Bamana

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Gaston Sully, Officer of the French Navy, collected in situ (~1935 -1940) H: 17.7 inch 500 EUR
plus 21 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

heavy wood, dark brown patina, in form of a standing female figure with crested coiffure, copper sheet applications, drilled holes, bolt missing, min. dam., minor missing parts, traces of usage