Lot: 205

79th Tribal Art Auction

Standing female ancestor figure

Côte d'Ivoire, Kulango

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Pierre Dartevelle, Brussels, Belgium
American Collection
H: 15.4 inch 1800 EUR
plus 23 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

wood, black patina, adorned with strings of miniature glass beads, raised scarification marks, surmounted by a diadem-like coiffure, both hands resting on the bulging abdomen of a pregnant woman, straight posture with proudely raised head, slightly dam., minor missing parts, paint rubbed off, base