Lot: 28091 Tribal Art Auction
Standing female figure
Cameroon, Bangwa / Bamileke
|Provenance||Size||Starting price / estimated price|
|Eduardo Uhart, Paris, France||H: 30.1 inch||
plus 21 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance
wood, base The screaming mouth is common in the Bangwa region. The indication of pregnancy is considered a sign of fertility. Whether the figure was intended as a commemorative figure or was used as a magic figure against witchcraft, can no longer be determined.