Lot: 188

87e vente aux enchères Tribal Art

Support pour hamac, environ 1890/1900

Sierra Leone, Mendé

Provenance Taille Prix d’appel / Prix d'Estimation
Old British Collection H: 26 cm;
B: 28 cm
2000 EUR
Frais supplémentaires : 21% de commission, TVA, expédition et assurance transport

wood, shiny dark brown patina, log with eyelets at both ends, human heads attached with wooden chain links, both carved with nearly identical facial features and grooved neck, coiffure/resp. headgear varied, min. dam., slight traces of abrasion, base

Krieger, Kurt, Westafrikanische Plastik, Bd. II, Berlin 1969, ill. 38 Hommel, William, Art of the Mende, University of Maryland 1974, ill. 75