Lot: 225

90.I Tribal Art ainsi que 90.II Contemporary Native American Art

Trône royal

Cameroun, Bangoua/Bamiléké

Provenance Taille Prix d’appel / Prix d'Estimation
Gisela & Hartwig Dehmel, Lüchow, Germany H: 42 cm (seat)/ 78,5 cm (backrest)D: 42,5 cm 1000 EUR
Frais supplémentaires : 23% de commission, TVA, expédition et assurance transport

The figures carved on the front of the backrest are reminiscent of royal
commemorative figures. One of them holds a drinking horn, which is considered to be a prestige object. The motif of the leopard as a caryatid figure is a reference to the former use of the stool at the court of a Fon.