A male Baule sculpture, the workshop of Master of Sakassou (atelier des Maîtres de Sakassou).
“In 2001, at the exhibition Mains de Maîtres (Brussels), Bernard de Grunne proposed the name of “workshop of the masters of Sakassou” – according to the eponymous village where several of them were collected – to designate a set of sixteen statues whose stylistic concordance revealed the provenance of a common workshop.” Sothebys
“Sakassou” isn’t a village it is a region in Western Ivory Coast not far from Liberia. This workshop, spread over a large region, was first identified by Susan Vogel in 1994, is made up of several sculptors of different stylistic variations and all togethher of a high degree of quality.
1.800 – 2.400,- Euro
Height: 46 cm
Weight: 980 g