Lot: 219

87th Tribal Art Auction

Heddle pulley with anthropomorphic head

Côte d'Ivoire, Baule

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Mona Etienne, New York, USA, collected in situ (1960s/70s) H: 5.9 inch 2500 EUR
plus 21 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

wood, shiny brown patina, raised scarification marks on the face and at the neck, complete with bobbin, metal eyelet, min. dam., fine cracks, slight traces of usage