Lot: 408

84th Tribal Art Auction

Zoomorphic friction oracle "itombwa"

D. R. Congo, Kuba

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Dirk Vonck, Brussels, Belgium
Hans Reinmöller, Ratingen, Germany (1994)
H: 1.6 inch;
L: 11.8 inch
200 EUR
plus 23 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

wood, dark brown patina, incised ornaments, dam., missing parts (foot and tail tip, left ear)

LaGamma, Alisa, Art and Oracle, New York 2000, p. 44 f.