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MIDDLE NIGER CIVILIZATION FIGURE OF A BUFFALO, MALI

Estimate:

100,000

to
- 150,000 USD

MIDDLE NIGER CIVILIZATION FIGURE OF A BUFFALO, MALI

MIDDLE NIGER CIVILIZATION FIGURE OF A BUFFALO, MALI

Estimate:

100,000

to
- 150,000 USD

Lot sold:

100,000

USD

MIDDLE NIGER CIVILIZATION FIGURE OF A BUFFALO, MALI


9th - 14th Century

Bronze

Length: 13 ½ in (34.3 cm), Height: 9 in (22.9 cm)

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This work is being offered for sale from the online catalogue. Prospective buyers may contact Sotheby’s African & Oceanic Art Department with inquiries.

Max Itzikovitz, Paris

Lance and Roberta Entwistle, London, acquired from the above

Sidney and Bernice Clyman, Scarsdale, acquired from the above on June 9, 1995

Gérald Berjonneau, Jean-Louis Sonnery, et al., Chefs-d’œuvre inédits de l’Afrique noire, Boulogne, 1987, p. 98, cat. no. 18

Gérald Berjonneau, Jean-Louis Sonnery, et al., Rediscovered Masterpieces of African Art, Boulogne, 1987, p. 98, cat. no. 18

Gérald Berjonneau, Jean-Louis Sonnery, et al., Onbekende meesterwerken uit zwart Afrika, Tielt, 1987, p. 98, cat. no. 18

Bernard de Grunne, Djenné-Jeno: 1000 Years of Terracotta Statuary in Mali, Brussels, 2014, n.p., pl. 277

Alisa LaGamma, ed., Sahel: Art and Empires on the Shores of the Sahara, New York, 2020, p. 41, cat. no. 3

Musée Dapper, Paris, Chefs-d’œuvre inédits de l’Afrique noire, October 23, 1987 - April 23, 1988

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Sahel: Art and Empires on the Shores of the Sahara, January 30 - March 12, 2020