Pair of Ebrie Female Figures, Ivory Coast
Lot 6071
Pair of Ebrie Female Figures, Ivory Coast
US$ 3,000 - 5,000
£1,800 - 3,000
Auction Details
Lot Details
Pair of Ebrie Female Figures, Ivory Coast
heights 10 and 11in (25.5 and 28cm)
each with adjustable arms attached by nails, a leather throng to hold a red cloth at front and back, voluminous pointed breasts and a face, bordered by diminutive demilune ears, with a long, slender nose bordered by wide squinting eyes, one figure seated on a stool with a tripartite coiffure, the other standing with a hollow, circular coiffure on top; varied dark brown patina.

Provenance:
Harvey T. Menist, Amsterdam, 1968
Private Collector, New York

cf. Robbins (1966: fig. 112)

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