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A BAULE FIGURE

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A BAULE FIGURE

Size 34,5 cm
Material Wood
Origin Ivory Coast

Beautiful figure belonging to a corpus of few Baule figures which have been mainly collected by Lucien Van de Velde. One of them, from the Meulendijk collection has been published in Utotombo. It shows some common features to all of them : long slender arms, prominent shoulders, protruding mouth and determined expression.

Provenance

Christie’s, Paris, 11 December 2007, Lot 10

Private Collection, Paris.