A large male Senufo Rhythmpounder, called Deblé, of Northern Ivory Coast, Rising from a cylindrical base, the bent legs rise from the base without feet, a slender body, with a slightly protruding belly, the shoulders rounded, elongated arms that frame the torso in openwork, on the chest a carved medallion, the neck cylindrical with an elongated head, a pointed mouth beneath a slender nose framed by button eyes; fine brownish patina with a shiny touch patina on arms and on the neck.
Gottschalk Burkhard, “Senufo, Massa und die Statuen des poro”, Glaze Anita J. , “Art and Death in a Senufo Village”, Indiana University Press, Bloomington 1981, Goldwater Robert, “Senufo Sculpture from West Africa” – The Museum of Primitive Art New York, 1964.
2.400 – 3.000,- Euro
Height: 121 cm
Weight: 5.6 kg