Lot: 140

92nd Tribal Art Auction

Staff "tefalipitya" ("hoe-work-girl")

Côte d'Ivoire, Senufo

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Manfred Magin, Weinheim, Germany
Helmut Zake, Heidelberg, Germany
Zemanek-Münster, 22 March 2014, Lot 213
H: 47.2 inch This object is not available anymore.

wood, base In september and october the young men of the Senufo have to cultivate the new yams fields, an exhausting field work, organized as a kind of competition. The winners will receive a "tefalipitya" staff as an award.