Lot: 431

75th tribal art auction

Pendentif "ikoko"

R. D. Congo, Pende

Provenance Taille Prix d’appel / Prix d'Estimation
Boris Kegel-Konietzko, Hamburg, Germany
American Private Collection, New Jersey
H: 5,5 cm 1200 EUR
Frais supplémentaires : 21% de commission, TVA, expédition et assurance transport

ivory, with long beard ("mwevu"), supposed to be a symbol for authority and wisdom of the ancestors, ornaments in pokerwork, min. dam., base


Kerchache, Jacques & Jean-Louis Paudrat u.a., Die Kunst des Schwarzen Afrika, Freiburg, Basel, Wien 1988, ill. 219 ff.