Lot: 310

91 Tribal Art Auction

Pipe with anthropomorphic head

D. R. Congo, Kuba

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Boris Kegel-Konietzko, Hamburg, Germany, collected in situ, 1959 L: 18.9 inch 2000 EUR
plus 23 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

wood / fourpart, hide, metal, wire, nails, collection number "K277"

Similar to the drinking cups, the hairstyle and the headdress of the 19th century return in these pipe bowls.

Cremer, Wolfgang, Pfeifen, Hanf und Tabak in Schwarzafrika, Idstein 2004, p. 205, ill. 148