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    Sale 2257

    African and Oceanic Art: The Robert and Jean Shoenberg Collection

    14 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 12

    A BAULE FEMALE FIGURE

    IVORY COAST

    Price Realised  

    A BAULE FEMALE FIGURE
    Ivory Coast
    Standing with the arms carved in relief, the hands resting on the abdomen, scarification carved in relief on the cheeks, temples, forehead, neck, abdomen and lower back, the incised coiffure with central crest flanked by three tresses on each side, short flexed legs with feet resting on the oval base, dark glossy patina.
    22½ in. (57 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Julius Carlebach, New York, 1958