Lot: 176

85th Tribal Art Auction

Heddle pulley

Côte d'Ivoire, Baule

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Thomas McNemar, Virgina, USA (collected in situ in 1969)
Amyas Naegele, New York, USA

H: 7.1 inch 2000 EUR
plus 27 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

wood, dark brown patina, remains of kaolin, crowned by anthropomorphic head (profile view), long neck with scarifications, three drillings in the area of the head (partly broken out), crossbar and bobbin missing, min. dam., cracks, small missing parts, base