African Art: a prestigious Swiss collection

Milan, Wednesday 14 October 2020

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Senufo, Ivory Coast and Burkina Faso

Wood with a black coating
H 15 cm
Pulley for weaving.
It represents a rhinoceros hornbill (Calao in the Senufo language), a typeof bird the same size as a turkey with a thickhorn on its head. It is an animal frequently mentioned in Senufomythology and it is often sculpted on their ritual masks.

Sold € 1.599,00

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Provenienza

- Former private collection (Lugano);


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