Lot: 74

Big protective figure "bateba phuwe"

Burkina Faso, Lobi

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Hans Schneckenburger, Munich, Germany
Rolf Huisgen, Munich, Germany (1973)
H: 41.7 inch 2500 EUR / 5000 EUR

wood, base This figure is unusually large, which is not supposed to have had any influence on its effectiveness, but according to Meyer, was determined by the context for which a "thil" wanted a "bateba".