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A male Lobi figure

A male Lobi figure

Regular price $167.00 USD
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A male Lobi figure, Bateba, Burkina Faso, standing on wedge-like feet, the legs forming a zigzag profile on their back side and terminating in an angular buttocks, a columnar torso with protruding navel and pointed chest, sloping shoulders with a long right arm carved close to the body, the left arm is missing, notched back line, supporting on a short neck is an oval head with a heart shaped face, a pointed mouth beneath an elongated triangular nose leading to high arched brows, framed by semicircular eyes, circular ears, wearing a cap-like coiffure; encrusted brown patina, traces of age and ritual use, several cracks.

Lit: Daniela Bognolo: Lobi. Visions of Africa, 2007 Milan; Floros & Sigrid Katsouros/Stephan und Petra Herkenhoff: Anonyme Schnitzer der Lobi, Hannover 2006; Piet Meyer: Kunst und Religion der Lobi, Zürich 1981; Galerie Flak: Magie Lobi, Paris 2003; Floros Katsouros: Lobi – Figuren, chefs d’oeuvre und Kultobjekte, Hannover 2013; Kat. Ausst.: Lobi. Westafrikanische Skulpturen aus der Sammlung Greschik, anlässlich der Ausstellung „Die Entdeckung des Individuums“, Lutherstadt Wittenberg 2016, Berlin 2016.

200 – 300,- Euro

Height: 30 cm
Weight: 0.70 g

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