Lot: 138

95th Tribal Art Auction

Very rare figural stool

Burkina Faso, Kurumba

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Old British Collection (coll. in the 1960s/ 70s) H: 17.3 inch;
D: 10.2 inch
1500 EUR
plus 23 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

wood, pigments, rest., cracks This stool captivates by the simple elegance of the stylized caryatid figures with their striking faces and linear engravings. A stylistically comparable figure shown in Roy, 2007, fig. 508.


Roy, Christopher D., Land of the flying masks, München 2007, ill. 508