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Auction 091A
  • 2010-09-21
  • 13:00
  • Munich

African Tribal Art


Post auction sale until
21.10.2010

Karyatidenhocker

Karyatidenhocker

Artist:
Luba / Hemba
Manufacturer:
Kongo
Estimate:
15000 - 18000 €
 
Unsold object
Lot:
091A 118

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Dimensions: H. 47cm Durchm. 28 cm
Number of Parts: 1
Description: Kongo, Luba/Hemba. Caryatid-stool. Sitting female figure on round base, the arms and the head holding the seat. Incised tribe marks. Wood with glossy, black patina. H. 47 cm.

Vgl. Laure Meyer, Objets Africains, Vie quotidienne, Rites, Arts de Cour, Paris 2001, S. 12.

Some tears, termite bite, old repair with a little metal plate and nails.

Field of Collecting:
african art

Important information: The items can be viewed and inspected prior to the auction; they all are, without exception, used and of a certain age. Their actual state of preservation is - corresponding to their age and their used state - not being referred to expressly in the catalogue and on the internet, but is agreed specification (cf. Conditions of sale, art. 4). The auction house cannot be held liable for malfunction or nonfunction of electrical devices. Condition reports can be forwarded on demand. They serve as a better survey on the item's condition based on the auctioneer's assessment.