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Statuette en ivoire, Pinda, Angola | lot | Sotheby's

Statuette en ivoire, Pinda, Angola | lot | Sotheby's

Africa | Heddle pulley from the Senufo people of the Ivory Coast | Wood.  ca. 1980s

Africa | Heddle pulley from the Senufo people of the Ivory Coast | Wood. ca. 1980s

pinda statuette en ivoire | figure | sotheby's pf1518lot8qdm7en

pinda statuette en ivoire | figure | sotheby's pf1518lot8qdm7en

Hemba Male Ancestor Statue, Democratic Republic of the Congo | lot | Sotheby's

Hemba Male Ancestor Statue, Democratic Republic of the Congo | lot | Sotheby's

FIGURINE DE PANTHÈRE, BAMILÉKÉ, CAMEROUN LEOPARD FIGURE, BAMILEKE, CAMEROON H 19 cm, 7 1/2 in SOTHEBY’S, Paris, 18 June 2014

FIGURINE DE PANTHÈRE, BAMILÉKÉ, CAMEROUN LEOPARD FIGURE, BAMILEKE, CAMEROON H 19 cm, 7 1/2 in SOTHEBY’S, Paris, 18 June 2014

maskheaddress | sotheby's n09146lot6zgl7en

maskheaddress | sotheby's n09146lot6zgl7en

Democratic Republic of the Congo; Luba peoples Chief’s stool Wood H. 50.8 cm  The predominately female imagery adorning the emblems of male kings and officeholders in Luba society reflects the ambiguity and two-sided nature of power. As one Luba proverb has it, "Men are chiefs in the daytime, but women are chiefs at night."...

Democratic Republic of the Congo; Luba peoples Chief’s stool Wood H. 50.8 cm The predominately female imagery adorning the emblems of male kings and officeholders in Luba society reflects the ambiguity and two-sided nature of power. As one Luba proverb has it, "Men are chiefs in the daytime, but women are chiefs at night."...

Female Diviner's Figure Date: 19th–mid-20th century Geography: Côte d'Ivoire, central Côte d'Ivoire Culture: Baule peoples Medium: Wood, pigment, beads, iron

Female Diviner's Figure Date: 19th–mid-20th century Geography: Côte d'Ivoire, central Côte d'Ivoire Culture: Baule peoples Medium: Wood, pigment, beads, iron

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