Lot 27
  • 27

Masque kpelie, Sénufo, Côte d'Ivoire

Estimate
10,000 - 15,000 EUR
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Description

  • Masque kpelie, Sénufo
  • wood
  • haut. 33 cm
  • 13 in

Provenance

Acquis in situ par Karl-Heinz Krieg à Siempurgo, dans la région de Boundiali, nord de la Côte d'Ivoire, ca. 1964
Transmis par descendance

Inscrit à l'encre blanche à l'intérieur du masque: "M18/64 Kpélié. Senufo E.K. v. Syempurgo östl Boundiali. Krieg"

Exhibited

Hambourg, Hamburgisches Museum für Volkerkunde, Kunst und Religion bei den Gbato-Senufo, 1981; Offenbach, Deutsches Ledermuseum, 1982; Stuttgart, Linden-Museum, 1982

Condition

Good condition overall. Wear consistent with age and use within the culture. The two upper lateral projecting elements broken and glued. Very beautiful old patina with small white scattered accretions. Reverse with losses to edges. Inventory number written in white inside proper right side "M18/64 Kpélié. Senufo E.K. v. Syempurgo östl Boundiali. Krieg"
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