• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 2257

    African and Oceanic Art: The Robert and Jean Shoenberg Collection

    14 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1

    A LOBI HEAD

    BURKINA FASO

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LOBI HEAD
    Burkina Faso
    The stylised face with lenticular eyes flanking the slender nose, small stylised mouth below, oval ears in relief to the sides, the smooth head with central crested coiffure, on long cylindrical neck.
    25 in. (63.5 cm.) high


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Provenance

    Saja Drammeh, 1973