Lot: 238

87th Tribal Art Auction

Standing male figure "blolo bian"

Côte d'Ivoire, Baule

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Cornette de Saint Cyr, Paris, 5 March 2004, lot 154
Jean Zimmermann, New York, USA

H: 16.9 inch 4000 EUR
plus 21 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

wood, softly shiny dark brown patina, pigment remains, white miniature glass beads, raised scarification marks, grooved coiffure and beard, original detail: small braid on the left side of the beard, slightly dam., cracks (stomach, left side of the head, base), pedestal