Lot: 280

87e vente aux enchères Tribal Art

Chasse-mouches

Ghana, Ashanti

Provenance Taille Prix d’appel / Prix d'Estimation
Roy Stacy, Washington D.C., USA H: 37,5 cm Cet objet n’est plus disponible.

wood, dark brown patina, the knob-shaped top crowned by a bird, a snake biting its beak, the shaft carved with anthropomorphic faces, min. dam., small missing parts, slight traces of abrasion. The motif of bird and snake symbolizes the confrontation between obvious danger (snake) and insidiousness.