Lot: 280

91e vente aux enchères Tribal Art

Figure féminine debout

Cameroun, Bangoua/Bamiléké

Provenance Taille Prix d’appel / Prix d'Estimation
Eduardo Uhart, Paris, France H: 76,5 cm 4000 EUR
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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.


Homberger, Lorenz (Hg.), Kamerun, Kunst der Könige, Zürich 2008, Kat. 62