Two Bamana door locks
Lot 1390
Two Bamana door locks
Sold for US$ 587 inc. premium
Lot Details
African, Southeast Asian, Oceanic and Latin American Property from Palm Springs Art Museum, sold to benefit the Acquisitions Fund
Two Bamana door locks
Mali, both figural examples, one standing on angular bent legs, the rectangular torso with incised cross-hatching , the small head at top domed and marked by a flat slab nose between incut eyes, more decoration incised on the cheeks, the crossbar tapering at the tip; the other without legs though of similar fashion, the horned head distinguished by broad crease mouth and zigzag side flanges.
height 16 1/2 and 14in
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