A Senufo female sculpture


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A Senufo female sculpture, Northern Ivory Coast, standing without feet on a cylindrical base, short bent legs ending in a prominent buttocks, a slender torso with a pointed navel, long arms carved close to the body, hanging, tapering breasts, bracelets around the arms, a medallion around the neck, notched backline, large, protruding eyes, slightly opened bulging mouth, scarification marks on the body and the face, a hairstyle with a pony-like braid in front of the face, and further braid at the back of the head; reddish patina, traces of age and use, several cracks, partly eroded.

Lit.: Burkhard Gottschalk: Senufo. Massa und die Statuen des Poro, Düsseldorf 2002; Kat. Ausst. Die Kunst der Senufo: Elfenbeinküste. Mit einem Beitrag von Till Förster, Staatliche Museen der Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Museum für Völkerkunde Berlin, 16.11.1990 – 24.2.1991, Berlin 1990; Die Kunst der Senufo, Museum Rietberg Zürich, aus Schweizer Sammlung, Zürich 1988; Homberger Lorenz: Künstler in Werkstätten der Senufo. In: Afrikanische Meister. Kunst der Elfenbeinküste, Zurüch 2014, p. 151-178.

1.200 – 1.600,- Euro

Height: 64 cm
Weight: 3,90 kg

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Weight 3.9 kg