Lot: 551

81st Tribal Art Auction

Staff finial

South Africa, Nguni

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Old British Collection H: 4.6 inch 800 EUR
plus 27 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

wood, stained blackish brown patina, in shape of a standing figure with elongated upper part of the body, with both hands holding a flat bowl to the front, round head with accurate cut facial features and coiffure, carved with loincloth, legs below missing, slightly dam. (nose tip, rim of the bowl), base