Lot: 313

95th Tribal Art Auction

Standing female figure

Angola, Luena (Lwena) / Chokwe

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Fily Keita, Los Angeles, USA
Dutch Private Collection (2018)
Jan Lundberg, Malmö, Sweden
H: 7.5 inch 3000 EUR
plus 23 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

wood, base This figure is extremely finely worked and shows a beautiful rich shiny patina. The posture is striking, both arms are angled in perfect symmetry on both sides of the body. It is possible that it once formed the top of a dignitary staff.