Lot: 23594th Tribal Art Auction
Female figure "waka sona"
Côte d'Ivoire, Baule / Guro
|Provenance||Size||Starting price / estimated price|
|Manfred Emil Georg Schwarz (1914-1980), Munich, Germany||H: 16.7 inch||
plus 23 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance
wood, black shiny patina, sacrificial traces, rest. (both shanks) The figure shows very beautiful and finely elaborated facial features and hairstyle. The posture is very unusual. The legs are excessively bent, which further accentuates the elongation of the upper body. The tight arms, in turn, appear greatly shortened.