Staff with female figure "solima bere"
Mali, Bamana, Sikasso region, Kolondiéba circle, village Fakola
|Provenance||Size||Starting price / estimated price|
|Karl-Heinz Krieg, Neuenkirchen, Germany
American Private Collection
|H: 58.7 inch||4000 EUR / 12000 EUR|
wood, metal, leather, traces of sticky sacrificial patina, old collection number and inscription "F 124 / 64 Bambara / Mali - Cercel (Cercle) de Fakola - Krieg", rest. Fakola is a community in the Kolondiéba circle / district in the Sikasso region. This staffs were used in the initiation of girls into womanhood.