Lot: 483

83rd Tribal Art Auction

Standing male figure

D. R. Congo, Teke/Suku

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Edelpracht, Berlin, Germany
Kegel-Konietzko, Hamburg, Germany
Oskar Schimmer, Erlangen, Germany (1992)
H: 20.3 inch 2200 EUR
plus 23 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

heavy wood, brown patina, cylindrical body with strong neck, overlong tube-like arms carved in bas-relief, three-parted headgear, min. dam., cracks, slight traces of abrasion, base; mixture of styles, eventually influenced by the Yanzi.