Lot: 121

91 Tribal Art Auction

Seated male figure

Côte d'Ivoire, Baule

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Hans Himmelheber, Heidelberg, Germany (1936)
Lore Kegel, Hamburg, Germany
H: 16.9 inch This object is not available anymore.

wood, glass beads, cowry snail, collection number "B10", rep. (base)

Beautiful figure with even, self-contained facial features. A hole cut between the figure and the seat permits a real loincloth to be put on it.

Due to the seated posture, it is most likely to be associated with the "asie usu" type.