A female Baule sculpture, Ivory Coast, region Bouaflé, seated on the rounded rectangular stool, a slender torso, hanging and tapering breasts, framed by bent arms and holding a vessel in the hands, thick neck surmounted by large oval head, scarification patterns all over the sculpture; blackened, glossy patina.
Lit.: Burkhard Gottschalk: Kunst aus Schwarz-Afrika vom Gimbala zum Kongostrom, 1987, p. 162-193; Susan M. Vogel, African Art Western Eyes, p. 188-267.
700 – 900,- Euro
Height: 51 cm
Weight: 1,5 kg