Lot: 377

81st Tribal Art Auction


Cameroon Grassfields, Bamileke

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Anton Handl, Munich, Germany H: 15 inch;
D: 12 inch
800 EUR
plus 23 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

light brown wood, middle brown patina, blackened in parts, open worked base, strut in form of a standing leopard, round seat on top, geometrical decor around the rim of the base and seat, rep. (breakage seat), small missing parts through insect caused damage, slight traces of abrasion

Northern, Tamara, The Art of Cameroon, Washington D.C. 1984, p. 104, ill. 25