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    Sale 2257

    African and Oceanic Art: The Robert and Jean Shoenberg Collection

    14 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 11

    A BAULE FEMALE FIGURE

    IVORY COAST

    Price Realised  

    A BAULE FEMALE FIGURE
    Ivory Coast
    Standing with the arms in relief and the hands on the abdomen, the triangular face with diagonal eyes below hatched brows, tall incised crest to the coiffure with lobe to each side, horizontal scarification to the abdomen, keloids to temples, diagonal scarification to the cheeks, long ringed neck, dark glossy patina.
    10¼ in. (26 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Julius Carlebach, New York, 1958