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    Sale 2257

    African and Oceanic Art: The Robert and Jean Shoenberg Collection

    14 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 9

    A BAULE FEMALE FIGURE

    IVORY COAST

    Price Realised  

    A BAULE FEMALE FIGURE
    Ivory Coast
    Seated on a stool with legs apart, the arms carved in relief with the hands each side of the navel, the incised coiffure with large central lobe and four tresses to each side, keloids about the face, neck, torso and lower back, glossy black patina.
    22½ in. (57 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Julius Carlebach, New York, 1954