Lot: 118

102nd Auction

Mixed lot of six castings

Mali, Inland Niger Delta

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Wilfried Glar, Eschweiler, Germany 1200 EUR
plus 27 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

copper alloy (bronze, brass),

a) equestrian figure with spear and shield, Gimbala, h: 3.7 cm; l: 4.3 cm
b) animal figure, Gimbala, l: 5.9 cm
c) animal figure: goat, l: 4.7 cm
d) rare animal pendant, l: 2.8 cm
e) rare animal pendant, l: 3.2 cm, base
f) animal pendant: hippo, fragmentary, l: 2.1 cm

Glar, Wilfried, Die materialisierte Kultur der Ethnien der Volta-Region, s. l., 2017, p. 39 (Position f)