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Ex-Segy Kota Reliquary Figure
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Ex-Segy Kota Reliquary Figure
Kota, Gabun
H 35 cm.


Bakota Mbulu Ngulu reliquary figure, Gabon, carved of wood and covered with sheets of copper and brass. Fan-shaped head with embellishments, wrapped wire, and protruding nose. No mouth and eyes (never had any), unique among all the known Bakota figures.

PROVENANCE
- Segy Gallery in 1976. Copy of Segy Gallery certificate #3938 included. - Saul and Florence Putterman Collection, Sarasota, Florida

Saul Putterman is an entrepreneur and founder of apparel and fashion manufacturing enterprises in New York, Florida, and Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania.

Florence Putterman is a highly regarded artist who received her BS degree at New York University and her Masters of Fine Arts Degree at Penn State University.

Originally from New York City, The Puttermans have made their home for over 50 years in Selinsgrove, PA, and winter in Sarasota, Florida. They are active humanitarians and philanthropists who collected fine modern and contemporary art and tribal art during their lives.

CHF 5 000 / 10 000EUR 4 700 / 9 400
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Ex-Segy Kota Reliquary Figure

Estimate CHF 5,000 - CHF 10,000
Dec 16, 2017
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Starting Price CHF 1,000
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0035: Ex-Segy Kota Reliquary Figure

Sold for CHF 3,750
25 Bids
Est. CHF 5,000 - CHF 10,000Starting Price CHF 1,000
Dec 16, 2017 12:00 PM EST
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Lot 0035 Details

Description
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35
Ex-Segy Kota Reliquary Figure
Kota, Gabun
H 35 cm.


Bakota Mbulu Ngulu reliquary figure, Gabon, carved of wood and covered with sheets of copper and brass. Fan-shaped head with embellishments, wrapped wire, and protruding nose. No mouth and eyes (never had any), unique among all the known Bakota figures.

PROVENANCE
- Segy Gallery in 1976. Copy of Segy Gallery certificate #3938 included. - Saul and Florence Putterman Collection, Sarasota, Florida

Saul Putterman is an entrepreneur and founder of apparel and fashion manufacturing enterprises in New York, Florida, and Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania.

Florence Putterman is a highly regarded artist who received her BS degree at New York University and her Masters of Fine Arts Degree at Penn State University.

Originally from New York City, The Puttermans have made their home for over 50 years in Selinsgrove, PA, and winter in Sarasota, Florida. They are active humanitarians and philanthropists who collected fine modern and contemporary art and tribal art during their lives.

CHF 5 000 / 10 000EUR 4 700 / 9 400

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