Lot: 271

47th tribal art auction

Prestige bowl

Cameroon

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
H: 9.3 inch 80 EUR
plus 23 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

wood, dark, partly encrusted patina, circular base, open worked spider motif, the actual vessel decorated with rhomb-shaped ornaments; probably this bowl was used to keep kola nuts.


Northern, Tamara, Expressions of Cameroon art, p. 36, ill. 24