Lot: 200

91 Tribal Art Auction

Royal stool

Benin, Fon / Quatchi

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Robert van der Heijden, Amsterdam, The Netherlands H: 11.4 inch;
B: 18.3 inch

wood, Belonging to a ruler of the Quatchi. The hand is symbol for the power of "gle" (ruler). The Fon ruled over the Quatchi settling at the Monoriver and took over their traditions.