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 2000 EUR
plus 21 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

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.