Lot: 229

95e Vente aux enchères Tribal Art

Rare tête sculptée

Cameroun du sud / Guinée équatoriale, Beti-Fang, Eton

Provenance Taille Prix d’appel / Prix d'Estimation
Allan Stone, New York, USA H: 14 cm 3500 EUR
Frais supplémentaires : 27% de commission, TVA, expédition et assurance transport

wood, inlay (eyes), rest., base

The Eton and a closely related people, the Yaunde, comprise the two main subgroups of the Beti, which in turn constitute one of the three major subdivisions of the cluster of peoples in southern Cameroon, mainland Equatorial Guinea, and northern Gabon known as the Fang.

von Sydow, Eckart, Afrikanische Plastik, Berlin 1954, Ill. p. 57 B, E