Baule Janus Heddle Pulley, Ivory Coast
height 8in (20.5cm)
the U-shaped body supporting the cylindrical neck with each face carved with crescent eyes and long nose below a linear incised coiffure; smooth and varied dark-brown patina.
Peter Pollack, former director of the American Federation of Arts and former Curator of Photography at the Art Institute of Chicago
Private Collection, Florida
Pollack, Peter, Understanding Primitive Art (1978: p. 91)