Lot: 367

99th Auction

Oval bowl with figurally carved lid (hunting scene)

Zambia, Rotse (Barotse or Lozi)

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Christie's Amsterdam, 6 December 1999, Lot 294 H: 6.1 inch;
B: 13.8 inch
1000 EUR
plus 27 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

blackened wood, rest.

Such elaborately carved bowls with figuratively decorated lids were traditionally given to particularly honoured guests.