Lot: 36

Pair of figures "yassoua ni bla"

Côte d'Ivoire, Baule

Provenance Size Hammer price
French Collection H: 14.8 inch (female);
13.4 inch (male)
sold

wood, pigments, base

This male-female couple "yassoua" (man) ni bla" (with woman) shows particularly striking facial features. A stylistically very similar figure was auctioned on 23 February 1991 as lot 27 at Lempertz (AHDRC 0057981).