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    Sale 2257

    African and Oceanic Art: The Robert and Jean Shoenberg Collection

    14 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 10

    A BAULE MALE FIGURE

    IVORY COAST

    Price Realised  

    A BAULE MALE FIGURE
    Ivory Coast
    Seated on a stool, the arms carved in relief to the sides of the long torso, the hands placed about the navel, the face with arched brows, crescent eyes, the oval mouth in relief, the incised coiffure with band of pyramidal projections to hairline and a fan of tresses at the back, scarification in relief on temples, neck, torso and calves, dark glossy patina.
    19¾ in. (50 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Lemaire Gallery, Amsterdam, 1967