Lot: 400

87e vente aux enchères Tribal Art

Gobelet en forme d´une figure masculine debout

R. D. Congo, Kuba

Provenance Taille Prix d’appel / Prix d'Estimation
Belgian Colonial Collection H: 24 cm Cet objet n’est plus disponible.

middle brown wood, dark brown patina, with both hands holding some items, incised scarification marks on the upper part of the body, min. dam., cracks, small missing parts (foot tips, heels), slight traces of abrasion. Used for ritual purposes, which is why such cups were made of precious wood and were carved with special care.

Schädler, Karl-Ferdinand, Afrikanische Kunst in Deutschen Privatsammlungen, München 1973, p. 335