A female Lobi Sculpture of Sib Koukouré, a large pointed navel, tapering, hanging breasts, arms close to the body, rectangular, bulging eyes, framed at the under- and upperside, the most significant feature of the sculptures of Koukouré; greyish aged patina, heavy hard, Sankolo wood.
According of Daniela Bognolo Sib Koukouré isn’t alive anymore (1955 – 2003 -Visions of Africa, Lobi, 2007; 59) but we found him still going strong in Latara and he gave us detail informations about Palé Nifouthé, who died 1966 at an age of about 70 years. Nowadays his sculptures become rare.
Lit.: Wolfgang Jaenicke, A carving session with Sib Koukoure. Wolfgang Jaenicke, A head stake of Koukoure. Wolfgang Jaenicke, A head stake of Koukoure. Wolfgang Jaenicke, Sib Koukouré, a Lobi-carver from Latara, Burkina Faso, 2009.
800 – 1.000,- Euro
Height: 60 cm
Weight: 3,4 kg