Chokwe or Lwena Figural Prestige Staff, Angola
Lot 220
Chokwe or Lwena Figural Prestige Staff, Angola
US$ 7,000 - 9,000
€5,100 - 6,500
Auction Details
Chokwe or Lwena Figural Prestige Staff, Angola
Lot Details
Chokwe or Lwena Figural Prestige Staff, Angola
Wood
height 33 3/4in (85.7cm)

PROVENANCE
Northern Italian Collection, acquired while serving the Swiss military in Africa ca. 1900
Thence by descent

Superbly carved female figure with elegant and delicate features, wearing a metal band around the left arm; fine glossy brown patina.
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  1. Fredric Backlar
    Specialist - African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art
    Bonhams
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