Lot: 508

87e vente aux enchères Tribal Art

Bâton figuratif sculpté

Afrique du Sud, Nguni

Provenance Taille Prix d’appel / Prix d'Estimation
L: 85,5 cm 900 EUR
Frais supplémentaires : 21% de commission, TVA, expédition et assurance transport

wood, reddish brown patina, remains of black paint, carved with snake, animal (dog/baboon?), horse (detailled with saddle and bridle) and human figure with stick, incised inscription "pr 86" on the front and "8891" on the backside, wooden ball on top/slightly dam., abrasion of paint. Motives partly borrowed from the polo game of the British colonial officers (horse and player with stick/wood ball).