A Bambara antelope headdress Sogoni koun-chi wara 45.5cm

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Lot 220
A Bambara antelope headdress
Sogoni koun-chi wara 45.5cm

Sold for £ 5,760 (US$ 7,646) inc. premium

Tribal

20 Jul 2005, 11:00 BST

London, New Bond Street

A Bambara antelope headdress
Sogoni koun-chi wara
carved with a stylised antelope, with three spikes rising from the curved head, two horns projecting above the pricked ears, supported by an anteater standing on a pierced rectangular base, the two animals carved overall with a notched pattern, the horns shortened, the spikes repaired, dark patina, 45.5cm

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Purchased from the Rennel Gallery (J. Potter), 28th October 1953

    Charles Milton notes in his illustrated catalogue of the collection that: 'These small antelope headdresses known as Sogoni Koun originated in the Bougouni region and are still used in dances by the Ton society'
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