Lot: 203

93e vente aux enchères Tribal Art

Figure masculine debout

Nigéria, Montol / Chamba

Provenance Taille Prix d’appel / Prix d'Estimation
Manfred Zirngibl, Passau, Germany H: 103 cm 2500 EUR
Frais supplémentaires : 27% de commission, TVA, expédition et assurance transport

wood, paint residues, nails, traces of insect caused damage, weathering, base

Very expressive figure with fine old patina and sacrificial traces.

Figural sculpture of the Montol belongs to the mens society "komtin".
According to early records such figures were kept in small round stone houses, out of sight of women and children, where they dispensed justice after libations.