Lot 192: A powerful Baule Divination figure

A powerful Baule Divination figure Baule people, Ivory Coast. H: 10 1/2" The figure of classical Baule proportion but with a heavy encrustation al over. The waist with remains of fiber cloth also encrusted. Facial features and thin arms are visible through the crust, but the entire figure is totally obscured by the powerful fetish mass applied to it over a long period of time. A wonderfully powerful example. On a custom base. Ex. Charles jones African Art, NC; Ex. Dr. Roy Seiber, IN

Price Realized: $500

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