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Friday, 3 July 2020

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Chowke-Figur
Detailabbildung: Chowke-Figur
Detailabbildung: Chowke-Figur
Detailabbildung: Chowke-Figur

903
Chowke-Figur

Höhe: 91 cm.
Höhe mit Sockel: 96 cm.
Angola/ Demokratische Republik Kongo.

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

 

Außerordentlich große Schreinfigur der Chokwe, welche die Kraft und die Fruchtbarkeit der weiblichen Ahnen repräsentiert. Die nackte Figur trägt im rechten Ohr einen Ring, um den Hals eine farbige Kette und hat den Schambereich mit einem farbigem Schurz bedeckt. Holz teils gerissen.

Provenienz:
B. und R. Schlimper, Düsseldorf.
Auktion Koller, Zürich, 20. Juni 2009, Lot Nr. 221.
Österreichische Privatsammlung.

Literatur:
Manuel Jordán, Chokwe! Art and Initiation among Chokwe and Related People, München: Prestel 1998. (1230143) (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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