Lot 165: A Fine and old Baule figure

A Fine and old Baule figure, Baule; Ivory Coast

The figure of classical Baule style with cubistic face, heavy brow and long nose with wide flaring nostrils and small mouth, the body simple with fine proportions, the lower section wearing carved shorts, the feet eroded below the ankles. Excellent old patina of use and wear. H. 10 1/2"

Property from a New York Estate

Alfred Schienberg, 1971, The Gallery of African Art. NY


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