Lot: 160

102nd Auction

Male-female pair of figures "tugubele"

Côte d'Ivoire, Senufo

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
French Collection H: 11.2 inch 2500 EUR
plus 27 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

wood, base

"Tugubele" figures always appear in pairs, male and female. They belong to the local ritual experts of the Senufo people, "assisting" them with their oracles and predictions.