Lot: 222

87th Tribal Art Auction

Heddle pulley with zoomorphic head (hyaena?)

Côte d'Ivoire, Baule

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Mona Etienne, New York, USA, collected in situ (1960s/70s) H: 6.5 inch 1200 EUR
plus 21 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

wood, rich blackish brown patina, open snout with notched teeth, grooved decor, ears of the animal provided with drilled holes for suspension (one broken), slightly dam., crack, abrasion of paint