Lot: 28194th Tribal Art Auction
Cult staff with statue for male aggression "iphri"
|Provenance||Size||Starting price / estimated price|
|Private Collection, Brussels, Belgium
Dorotheum, Vienna, 31 October 2017, Lot 61
|H: 27.4 inch||
plus 23 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance
wood, kaolin, base The "iphri" embodies both positive and negative aggression. It allows an overly contentious individual to contain his ill will and empowers the warrior to become a brave and powerful fighter.
Foss, Perkins (ed.), Where Gods and Mortals meet, New York 2004, p. 59 ff.