African Art: a prestigious Swiss collection

Milan, Wednesday 14 October 2020


Baulé, region of Bouaké (Ivory Coast)

Hardwood with a black coating, traces of white varnish
H 38 cm
Female figure.
The body is well-sculpted and polished with care. The face is a perfect oval and corresponds to a common design in Baulé works.The tattoos on the temples, neck and back are elements that the sculptor expertly crafted, as well as the hairstyle made from engraved lines.Its legs, with well-pronounced calves, are a representation that can be found in several old works in Baulé tradition.


€ 4.000 - 5.000

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- Former Mario Fantin collection (Bologna);
- Former Paolo Morigi collection (Lugano);
- Former private collection (Lugano);


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