Lot: 214

93e vente aux enchères Tribal Art

Figure poteau

Nigéria, Yoruba / Anago

Provenance Taille Prix d’appel / Prix d'Estimation
Southern German Collection
Gazelle d'Afrique, Passau, Germany
Zemanek-Münster, Würzburg, 2. Juni 2012, Lot 352
German Private Collection
H: 103 cm 3000 EUR
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wood, pigments, base House posts belong to the most important and prominent sculptures of Yoruba Art. Aside from their function as architectural sculptures to support roofs and hallways in royal palaces, their foremost and symbolic task was to demonstrate royal power and strength.