A Baule figure
Lot 642
A Baule figure
Sold for US$ 18,000 inc. premium
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Lot Details
Property from the collection of Watson Powell, Des Moines, Iowa
A Baule figure
Ivory Coast, the heavily encrusted male figure with a delicately carved face, and complex coif, seated in hieratic posture on a stool, itself upon an integral base. The musculature well delineated and scarification to the body. The figure wearing a loincloth. Heavy surface of brown ritual materials with remains of gold flakes about the forehead.
height 16 ¼in

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