Lot 169: A Lovely Senufo seated figure

A Lovely Senufo seated figure, Senufo; Ivory Coast

Possibly cut from the top of a Champion cultivator's staff, or a small Tyekpa figure; the seated female beautifully carved in classical Senufo style with high raised coif, braids falling to the sides, pretty face with abstracted body and sinuous libs sitting on a stool, excellent blackened patina and high-point wear. A lovely example. H. 11"

Property from a New York Estate

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

Price Realized: $700

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