ASTA 285 - ARTE AFRICANA E OCEANIA DA DUE IMPORTANTI COLLEZIONI PRIVATE EUROPEE (ONLINE)

Lot N: 0106

Arte africana

A large figure of two-faced reliquary, Obamba / Kota Gabon

37 x 84 cm

A monumental janus "guardian" of reliquary. Brass and copper foil on a wooden support. The right has a concave stylized face surmounted by a large rounded front, while the reverse, is covered by a thick, black encrusted patina.

Sold at

Euro 5.800,00

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Lot N: 0124

Arte oceania

Altar with Yene figure, Batak Leti islands or Tanimbar

12.5 x 11 cm

Little cerimonial altar carved using a finely engraved animal vertebra. In the center it presents a human figure (Yene) with a crowned elongated head. This figure represents a recently deceased ancestor to whom the Batak populations of the Leti islands addressed concerning family or community matters. The legs folded indicate that it is a male figure. Piece of extremely fine execution.

Sold at

Euro 2.400,00

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One session 24/03/20

15:00

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