Lot: 140

93rd Tribal Art Auction

Rare prestige adze

Côte d'Ivoire, Dan

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Rudolf Springer, Berlin, Germany (acquired in 1972) H: 15.7 inch;
L: 6.6 inch (blade)

wood, iron, missing part (axe blade), traces of corrosion The handle terminating in a finely carved female head with typical coiffure and incised neck rings.