Caryatid stool - Chokwe - Angola

Description
Caryatid stool - Chokwe - Angola
1st half 20th century - Vintage - used with visible signs of wear

Caryatid Stool - Chokwe - Angola
Provenance: private collection, Belgium.
Dimensions: 23 x 16 cm.
Material: wood.

African stool called Lupona, typical of the objects of prestige created by this people of central Africa, is composed of a standing feminine figure supporting the seat, like caryatids. The arms raised and bent in a right angle corner, the circular seat is supported by the fingers. Obvious ancient patina.
There is a little missing piece on the mouth.

Express and secure shipment.

Tags: mask, figurine, sculpture, figure, statuette, wood, art, contemporary, first, primitive, tribal, African, antiquity, artwork, gallery, Picasso, Giacometti, art gallery, African art, cubism.

Lot details
Object
Caryatid stool
Region/ country
Angola
Material
Chokwe
Period
1st half 20th century
Condition
Vintage - used with visible signs of wear
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
23×16×0 cm
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