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Standing male figure - Nigeria, Montol / Chamba

Lot 0203 Details

Description
wood, paint residues, nails, traces of insect caused damage, weathering, base
Very expressive figure with fine old patina and sacrificial traces.
Figural sculpture of the Montol belongs to the mens society "komtin".
According to early records such figures were kept in small round stone houses, out of sight of women and children, where they dispensed justice after libations.
H: 103 cm, H: 40,6 inch
Provenance:
Manfred Zirngibl, Passau, Germany
Continent: Africa
Condition
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Standing male figure - Nigeria, Montol / Chamba

Estimate €2,500 - €5,000
Nov 16, 2019
Starting Price €2,500
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Est. €2,500 - €5,000Starting Price €2,500
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Lot 0203 Details

Description
...
wood, paint residues, nails, traces of insect caused damage, weathering, base
Very expressive figure with fine old patina and sacrificial traces.
Figural sculpture of the Montol belongs to the mens society "komtin".
According to early records such figures were kept in small round stone houses, out of sight of women and children, where they dispensed justice after libations.
H: 103 cm, H: 40,6 inch
Provenance:
Manfred Zirngibl, Passau, Germany
Continent: Africa
Condition
...
See description

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