Lot: 260

47th tribal art auction

Prestige stool

Cameroon Grassfields

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
H: 15 inch 650 EUR
plus 27 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

wood, brown patina, black paint, ring-shaped base, hollowed seat, four human caryatid figures, min. dam., fine cracks, small missing pieces;
n the Cameroon Grasslands stools are important regalias of the chief.

Dagan, Esther A., Man at Rest, Montreal 1985, p. 46, ill. 121