Lot: 359

86th Tribal Art Auction

Standing female figure

Cameroon Grassfields, Bamum

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
German Private Collection, collected in situ (1972-1979) H: 24.4 inch 900 EUR
plus 21 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

wood, dark brown patina, remains of pigments, rather flat front contrasting to the voluminous back, hands carved in relief grasping the breasts, expressive face with big eyes and open mouth, min. dam., missing parts (right foot tip), cracks, slight traces of abrasion, base