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African Tribal Art
Friday, 25 June 2021

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Afrikanische große Mumuye-Figur

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Afrikanische große Mumuye-Figur

Höhe: 71 cm.
Nigeria/ Kamerun, vor 1940/50.

Catalogue price€ 45.000 - 60.000 Catalogue price € 45.000 - 60.000  $ 54,000 - 72,000
£ 40,500 - 54,000
元 346,950 - 462,600
₽ 4,063,050 - 5,417,400

 

Männliche Figur, abstrakt gestaltet, in schlank hochziehender Gestalt, mit den typischen, parallel zum Körper herabhängenden Armen. Die Beine verkürzt, der Hals betont kräftig, der Kopf pfeilförmig mit geometrisch-abstrakt eingeschnitztem Gesicht. Betont prominenter Nabel, das Geschlecht im zylindrischen Unterleib eingekerbt-geschnitzt. Im Kult als schützende Ahnenfigur verwendet. Schöne, schwärzliche, z. T. graue Alterspatina. Auf schwarzem Holzsockel montiert. A. R.

Provenienz:
Ehemals Privatsammlung Sidney and Bernice Clyman, USA. (1270655) (11)


Large African Mumuye figure

Height: 71 cm.
Nigeria/Cameroon, before 1940/50.

Abstract, male sculpture of a slender build with typical depiction of the arms, hanging down parallel to the body. The legs are shortened, with prominent navel, the genitals carved into the cylindrical abdomen.

Provenance:
Former private collection Sydney and Bernice Clyman, USA.

This object has been individually compared to the information in the Art Loss Register data bank and is not registered there as stolen or missing.

 

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