Baule male standing figure  45.7cm
Lot 222
Baule male figure Blolo Bian 45cm.
Sold for £7,200 (US$ 12,231) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Baule male figure
Blolo Bian
the coiffure rising to a crescentic dome with a plait projecting at the nape of the neck, the face framed by rope-twist side burns and a pointed beard, carved with heavy lidded eyes, the small oval mouth parted to reveal teeth, standing with one arm raised, the elongated torso with two sparse lines of scarification, the flexed legs carved with well defined musculature, wearing sandals with platform soles,good glossy patina, a repair to the left hand 45cm.

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Sotheby's, 13th July 1971, lot 258
    Exhibited at the Arcade Gallery, 19 February-16th March 1979: An Exhibition of Baule Sculptures
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