Sculpture - Wood - Lobi - Burkina Faso

Description
Sculpture - Wood - Lobi - Burkina Faso
2nd half 20th century - Fair

A Lobi couple according to of the information of the last owner, a dealer in Gaoua from the Nako/Malba region. Daniela Bognolo however located this carver in the region between Dapola and Montal. The name of the carver is supposed Kompouthé Hien (born around 1922). Keller mentioned this carver as a follower of Sikire Kambire ("Bonko Style" S. 84/85). If the Facebook information of Bognolo is correct it´s nearly sure, that he knew SK personally, who died in 1963. At that time this carver would be about 40 years old. Most sculptures of this sculptor are small bateba up to 25 cm, bigger sculptures are rarer.

Height: 37,5 cm / 37 cm
Weight: 2.1 kg

Lot details
Object
Sculpture
Ethnic group/ culture
Lobi
Region/ country
Burkina Faso
Material
Wood
Period
2nd half 20th century
Condition
Fair
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
37.5×0×0 cm
Weight
2.1 kg
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