A fragmentary Bakota-Obama (Mbulu ngulu) sculpture

900.00

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Description

A fragmentary Bakota-Obama (Mbulu ngulu) sculpture from Gabon, carved from heavy, hard wood and coated with strips of copper and brass, the circular eyes made of bones, posted on a wooden plinth, lAround 1950.

Related Lit. Ingeborg Bolz, ‘Zur Kunst in Gabon: Stilkritische Untersuchungen an Masken und Plastiken des Ogowe-Gebietes’, Ethnologica: Beiträge zur Afrikanischen Kunst, Vol. 3, 1966,
Louis Perrois, Kota, Milan, 2012, p. 95, pl. 14, and p. 147.

900 – 1.200,- Euro

Height: 51 cm
Weight: 2,9 kg

Additional information

Weight 2.9 kg