Large Baule Coloinal figure from Ivory Coast. Baule statues usually vary from 10 to 60 cm in height. They are standing on a base with legs slightly bent, with their hands resting on their abdomen in a gesture of peace, and their elongated necks supporting a face with typically raised scarification and bulging eyes.
Fair condition with shiny aged patina and beautiful coiffure. The figure has some aging cracks on the back. Both feet seemed to be restored in the past.
Provenance: former private collection from Belgium.
Shipping within 24 hours after the payment is received. Tracking number will be provided. Signature upon delivery. Fully insured.
May as well be viewed and picked up at the Asian African Art Gallery in Vessem (NL).
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- Ivory Coast
- Mid 20th century
- Sold with stand
- 58×13×12 cm
- 2000 g