Lot: 51

92e vente aux enchères Tribal Art

Figure féminine "tasé"

Burkina Faso, Turka

Provenance Taille Prix d’appel / Prix d'Estimation
Patrik Fröhlich, Zurich, Switzerland (2005)
Alfred W. Angst, Aeugstertal-Zurich, Switzerland
H: 17,5 cm 1500 EUR
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wood, Present figure was probably part of a male/ female pair of figures from the possession of a diviner. At the séances, the spirits spoke through the figures in high-pitched otherworldly voices. Mostly they were used when it came to the investigation of a death.