A Fon wood ritual bowl 35cm.

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Lot 124
A Fon wood ritual bowl
35cm.

Sold for £ 504 (US$ 634) inc. premium

Tribal

20 Jul 2005, 11:00 BST

London, New Bond Street

A Fon wood ritual bowl
of hemispherical form, the figurative support carved with a leopard shown devouring a small animal and surmounted by a human figure, flanked by a pair of figures kneeling on two 'u' shaped double headed serpents, on a circular base, 35cm.

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Acquired Christies London, 3.12.91, lot 76

    Literature:
    For a similar bowl cf. The collection of Katherine White Reswick, Fagg, 1968, no. 107
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