Lot: 12191 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.