Dan Janiform Emblem
Lot 280
Dan Janiform Divination Implement, Ivory Coast
US$ 7,000 - 9,000
€5,100 - 6,500
Auction Details
Lot Details
Dan Janiform Divination Implement, Ivory Coast
height 11in (29cm)
rising from a circular base, the elongated neck with faceting at the center, surmounted by a janiform head with full, parted lips baring metal teeth and deeply set slit eyes highlighted by kaolin, a medial ridge leading to the transversely crested coiffure; fine encrusted, blackened patina.

Private Collection, Washington, D.C.
Private European Collection
  1. Fredric Backlar
    Specialist - African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art
    7601 W. Sunset Boulevard
    Los Angeles, 90046
    United States
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