Spoon - Wood - Ancienne collection Robert Lemariey (Paris, France) - Dan - Ivory Coast

Description
Spoon - Wood - Ancienne collection Robert Lemariey (Paris, France) - Dan - Ivory Coast
1st half 20th century - Excellent

Important Dan Anthropomorphic Spoon

The feminine figure has stocky legs, bouncing calves, a short and hemispheric trunk; the wide rectangular bowl flares at the basis into an elegant oval upwards, the backside of the bowl and the back of the torso are decorated with geometric motifs, ankles are carved in relief on top of the feet.

Wonderful patina of wear.

Lot details
Object
Spoon
Indigenous object name
Ancienne collection Robert Lemariey (Paris, France)
Ethnic group/ culture
Dan
Region/ country
Ivory Coast
Material
Wood
Period
1st half 20th century
Condition
Excellent
Sold with stand
Yes
Dimensions
48×12×12 cm
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