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Friday, 3 July 2020

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Chokwe-Figurenpaar
Detailabbildung: Chokwe-Figurenpaar
Detailabbildung: Chokwe-Figurenpaar
Detailabbildung: Chokwe-Figurenpaar

891
Chokwe-Figurenpaar

Höhe ohne Sockel: 57 cm und 58 cm.
Gesamthöhe: 62 cm und 63 cm.
Aus Holz.
Sambia/ Angola.

Catalogue price€ 8.000 - 12.000 Catalogue price € 8.000 - 12.000  $ 8,960 - 13,440
£ 7,200 - 10,800
元 63,680 - 95,520
₽ 636,960 - 955,440

 

Die Figuren jeweils auf rechteckigem Holzsockel montiert. Expressives Schreinfigurenpaar aus dem Ahnenkult. Dargestellt sind Novizen der Chokwe vor der Initiation, anlässlich derer sie die klassische Tatauierung erhalten und nach der sie als vollwertige Erwachsene in die Gemeinschaft aufgenommen werden.

Provenienz:
Gerhard de Vos, Dormagen.
B. und R. Schlimper, Düsseldorf.
Auktion Koller, Zürich, 20. Juni 2009, Lot Nr. 220.
Österreichische Privatsammlung.

Literatur:
Manuel Jordán, Chokwe! Art and Initiation among Chokwe and Related People, München: Prestel 1998. (1230144) (18)

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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