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Standing male figure - Nigeria, Chamba

Lot 0162 Details

Description
wood, custom mount
In the 17th century the Chamba settled south of the Benue nearby the Jukun. Statuettes of the Chamba are quite rare. The staff-like "tauwa" protective figures can be found more frequently. Present figure presumably represents an ancestor.
H: 35 cm, H: 13,8 inch
Provenance:
Martien Coppens, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Philippe Guimiot, Brussels, Belgium
Adrian Schlag, Brussels, Belgium
Stefan Herzog, Munich, Germany
Published:
Coppens, Martien, Noord-oost Nigeria, Eindhoven o.J. Abb. 45
Continent: Africa
Condition
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Standing male figure - Nigeria, Chamba

Estimate €6,500 - €12,000
May 23, 2020
Starting Price €6,500
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Lot 0162 Details

Description
...
wood, custom mount
In the 17th century the Chamba settled south of the Benue nearby the Jukun. Statuettes of the Chamba are quite rare. The staff-like "tauwa" protective figures can be found more frequently. Present figure presumably represents an ancestor.
H: 35 cm, H: 13,8 inch
Provenance:
Martien Coppens, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Philippe Guimiot, Brussels, Belgium
Adrian Schlag, Brussels, Belgium
Stefan Herzog, Munich, Germany
Published:
Coppens, Martien, Noord-oost Nigeria, Eindhoven o.J. Abb. 45
Continent: Africa
Condition
...
See description

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