Lot: 22693rd Tribal Art Auction
Cameroon Grassfields, Bamum
|Provenance||Size||Starting price / estimated price|
|Swiss Collection||H: 10.2 inch||
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Such figures were placed next to beds, on front doors and in vestibules and were intended to ward off evil forces.
Homberger, Lorenz (Hg.), Kamerun, Kunst der Könige, Zürich 2008, p. 144, Kat. 27