Lot: 151

Excellent heddle pulley with anthropomorphic head "konantre"

Côte d'Ivoire, Baule

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Pierre Vérité, Paris, France
Claude Vérité, Paris, France
Sylvie Vérité, Paris, France
Christie's Paris, 3 December 2015, Lot 53
H: 10 inch 3500 EUR / 8000 EUR

wood, bicolor, pigment, old collection no. "12" and label "86 A.F", base The spectacular thing about this classic Baule heddle pulley is certainly the extremely imaginative asymmetrical hairstyle, but the beauty of the facial features and the delicacy of the workmanship also ennoble this object.

ADHRC: 0127389