Lot: 92

87th Tribal Art Auction

Two power figures


Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Günther Filla, Bochum, Germany This object is not available anymore.

wood, a) standing female figure, body nearly completely hidden by fabric which is saturated with mass, visible parts covered by encrusted blackish-brown sacrificial patina, slightly dam., crack, traces of insect caused damage (bottom of the base), h: 40,5 cm; additional: b) Voodoo figure, Benin/Fon/Ewe, cylindrical body hung with various magical laoding and Voodoo symbol (sickle-shaped blade of "hevioso"), entirely coated with encrusted greyish-brown sacrificial patina (feathers) and kaolin, slightly dam., h: 38 cm, base