1st half 20th century - Vintage - used with visible signs of wear
|Object:||Doll (More lots)|
|Indigenous object name:||Provenance Donald Taitt|
|Ethnic group/ culture:||Lobi|
|Region/ country:||Burkina Faso|
|Material:||horse hair, Wood|
|Period:||1st half 20th century|
|Condition:||Vintage - used with visible signs of wear|
|Sold with stand:||Yes|
provenance: Donald Taitt, an abstract painter from Paris born in 1930 who collected African Art.
Coming from the Lobi tribe this figure/doll is half man half monkey with a colonial hat on his head, an a horse hair tail in his hands. Remains of blue pigments and offerings.
Lobi, people residing in the western region of Burkina Faso (formerly Upper Volta) and in the Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) and speaking a Gur language of the Niger-Congo family. They are farmers and hunters, growing millet and sorghum as staples. Traditionally, the Lobi governed themselves through the clan system, with no formal political organization.
Religious beliefs were purely animistic until Islamic influence entered the area around the 14th century.
B/w ill: Lobi people with labrets with colonials.
H=33cm. Sold with a custom made metal stand.
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David Norden is a third generation antique dealers, dealing in African Art in Antwerp-Belgium since 1992.
I do not buy directly from Africa, and try to avoid objects made only for decoration. Nearly all the objects I sell are 50 years or older. My objects are coming from private and known collections, small and big auction houses from around the world, from exchanges with other collectors, or from other dealers.
I favor figurative masks and figures, and fine quality of carvings with good age.
All lots from David Norden's collection are sold with a written description of the tribe and David Norden private opinion .
All lots may be viewed or picked up in David Norden's African Antiques Art Gallery in Antwerp.
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