Kulango or Abron Male Figure, Ivory Coast
Lot 156Y
Kulango or Abron Male Figure, Ivory Coast
Sold for US$ 17,500 inc. premium
Auction Details
Kulango or Abron Male Figure, Ivory Coast Kulango or Abron Male Figure, Ivory Coast
Lot Details
Kulango or Abron Male Figure, Ivory Coast
Wood, fiber, shells, kaolin
height 18 3/4in (47.5cm)

PROVENANCE
Egon Gunther, Johannesburg
Private Collection, England

Standing powerfully upright in harmonious proportions, the tranquil face with bulbous eyes, diminutive mouth and beard, a crested coiffure balancing with the large rounded buttocks, a slightly protruding chest framed by diminutive breasts and arms angled at the sides with hands pointing downwards, the neck, temples, beard and coiffure accented with circular tattooing; fine, honey-brown patina with kaolin remnants; collector's mark 'ES 19' on outside right foot in white.
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