Lot: 195

95th Tribal Art Auction

Seated female shrine figure

Nigeria, Yoruba

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Will Hoogstraate, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (1982)
Christie's South Kensington, December 2, 1986, Lot 236
Neymeier, The Netherlands
Zemanek-Münster, Würzburg, 11 July 2009, Lot 326
German Private Collection
H: 27.6 inch 1500 EUR
plus 23 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

wood, colour pigments, collection no. "556", insect caused damage/ weathering (base/ underside), rest.

Galerie D'Eendt: "Symbool van het moederschap", Amsterdam, 1982