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Lot 0166
wood, blackish brown patina, fine carved, unusual: two left hands, slightly dam., abrasion of paint;
"bateba yadawora" (= "sad bateba") express deep grief with different gestures and adopt the suffering of their owners.
H: 17,5 cm, H: 6,9 inch
Provenance:
Galerie Noir d'Ivoire, Paris, France
Hans Reinmöller, Ratingen, Germany (1997)
Lit.: Meyer, Piet, Kunst und Religion der Lobi, Zürich 1981, ill. 123
Continent: Africa

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Small protective figure "bateba yadawora" - Burkina

Estimate €400 - €800Nov 5, 2016