Lot: 321

96th Auction

Caryatid stool "kipona" ("kihona")

D. R. Congo, Luba

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
H: 16.3 inch;
D: 9.1 inch
4500 EUR
plus 23 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

wood, Caryatid stools from the same workshop published in AHDRC 0032070, 0032088 and 0032099, the latter of which was auctioned as lot 480 at Zemanek-Münster on 28 June 2014. The figures show great similarities in terms of body shapes, scarification marks and especially in the facial shapes. Particularly striking is the mouth area with prominent filed inicisors, framed by accentuated nasolabial folds and the eye zone with high-arching brows.