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Lot: 20393e vente aux enchères Tribal Art
Figure masculine debout
Nigéria, Montol / Chamba
|Provenance||Taille||Prix d’appel / Prix d'Estimation|
|Manfred Zirngibl, Passau, Germany||H: 103 cm||
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wood, paint residues, nails, traces of insect caused damage, weathering, base
Very expressive figure with fine old patina and sacrificial traces.
Figural sculpture of the Montol belongs to the mens society "komtin".
According to early records such figures were kept in small round stone houses, out of sight of women and children, where they dispensed justice after libations.