Standing male "bateba" figure with pipe
Burkina Faso, Lobi
|Provenance||Size||Starting price / estimated price|
|Petra und Stephan Herkenhoff, Osnabrück, Germany
Floros Katsouros, Hannover, Germany
Olaf Pfennig, Hannover, Germany
Zemanek-Münster, 86. Tribal Art Auction, Vol. II, Würzburg, 27 May 2017, Lot 214
Robert Lewitzki, Celle, Germany
|H: 23.2 inch||1500 EUR / 3000 EUR|
wood, pigments, base
For figures of the same workshop see Katsouros, 2002, p. 38, ill. 54 b, c, d - as well as AHDRC 0005133 & 0005139.
All figures show great similarities in physiognomy, especially with regard to the shape and strikingly asymmetrical arrangement of the eyes, as well as with regard to the particularly prominent noses.