10 June 2008,
Price realised EUR 1,875
Estimate EUR 2,000 - EUR 3,000
L'assise aux bords très relevés reposant sur deux animaux stylisés dos à dos, les pieds formés par leurs pattes avant. Patine sombre et brillante.
Largeur: 32.5 cm. (12¾ in.)
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Voir Bocola, S. (ed.), African Seats, Munich, 1995, p.168, cat.139.
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Post Lot Text
We talk to the institution’s director, Laurence Mattet, about a trio of commemorative exhibitions
Set to be offered at auction for only the second time in its history, the mask is considered a masterpiece of African art
Specialist Bruno Claessens introduces a fascinating object carved by one of the most important African artists of the 19th century