Lot: 92

87th Tribal Art Auction

Two power figures

Benin/Anago

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Günther Filla, Bochum, Germany 600 EUR
plus 21 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

wood, a) standing female figure, body nearly completely hidden by fabric which is saturated with mass, visible parts covered by encrusted blackish-brown sacrificial patina, slightly dam., crack, traces of insect caused damage (bottom of the base), h: 40,5 cm; additional: b) Voodoo figure, Benin/Fon/Ewe, cylindrical body hung with various magical laoding and Voodoo symbol (sickle-shaped blade of "hevioso"), entirely coated with encrusted greyish-brown sacrificial patina (feathers) and kaolin, slightly dam., h: 38 cm, base