You haven't verified your email address yet

Old & Fine Bateba female fetish - LOBI - Burkina Faso

Lot reference 13148671

Valid bid!

In order to place your bid, you'll only need to sign in or create a free account.

Already registered?

Waiting for extension Lot closed Open for bids in Lot closes in:

Current bid $237
Next minimum bid $243
Auction fee: 9% of the winning bid
Shipping to United States: $178.28
$
$

No bids placed.

$237 Bidder 8918
20-09-2017 20:55:57
$213 Bidder 0034
19-09-2017 23:41:34
$184 Bidder 8918
19-09-2017 08:50:41
$29 Bidder 8918
16-09-2017 11:06:56

Early 20th century - Very Nice condition

Nicely shaped Bateba female figure in hard & strong wood from the Bonko village, Lobi, Burkina Faso


Estimated Age: Early 20th century
Material: Wood, Deep dusty organic patina
Dimensions: 47 cm ( 18'5") x 9 cm ( 3'5") x 9 cm ( 3'5")
Provenance: Private Belgian Collection.

Western Africa's Lobi are known for their sculpture art of ancestral cult objects as well as figures used in private practices.
Patina encrustedall over attests to the considerable length of time that the figure must have been used in a ritual context.
Here the body stretches out in slightly varied planes, the shoulders thrown back so as not to break the powerful dynamism of the lines. The vertical momentum of the body's volumes, reduced to their essence, is contrasted by the pregnant appearance of the face that suggest Cubism forms and also the Sikiré Kambiré Atelier in Gaoua, Burkina Faso.

Sold with custom metal stand.

Shipping via International express parcel (Colissimo international) or registered (Bpost)

Thanks for looking

Be primitiveart  

Feedback score: 86.8%
Reviews given: 44
Member since: April 24, 2017
  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    silence total,
    le vendeur ne respecte pas les enchères.
    A bannir de catawiki.
    LAMENTABLE ATTITUDE
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    mcacva June 17, 2018

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    Verkoper weigert te verzenden.
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    haptic May 8, 2018

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    objet beaucoup moins rutilant que sur la photo. Décevant
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    POWERCELTIC35 April 18, 2018

  • The shipment was delayed excessively. I had to request information twice without getting an answer.

    Tarazona March 29, 2018

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    L'objet est très beau et conforme mais l'emballage n'était pas correct et le ciwara est arrivé en trois morceaux. Il faut absoluement mettre les objets dans un carton
    Bien cordialement
    François
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    tatiefraise007 March 13, 2018

View all 44 reviews

Delivery

The seller will ship the item(s) within 3 working days after receiving confirmation of payment.

Shipping costs are for mainland destinations only.
More information

Shipping costs

United States $178.28
Austria $89.14
Belgium $89.14
Canada $178.28
Denmark $89.14
France $89.14
Germany $89.14
Ireland $89.14
Italy $89.14
Luxembourg $89.14
Netherlands $89.14
Norway $89.14
Poland $89.14
Portugal $89.14
Spain $89.14
Sweden $89.14
Switzerland $89.14
United Kingdom $89.14
Rest of Europe $89.14
Anywhere else $178.28

If you win more than one lot sold by the same seller in the same auction, your shipment will be combined. In this case, only the shipping costs of whichever lot has the highest shipping costs will be applied.

We’re sorry, we're unable to accept your bid

Due to an outstanding payment, you currently cannot place any bids on Catawiki.

Once your payment has been processed, you will immediately be able to place your bids again as normal. Please note: If you decide to pay via bank transfer, your payment may take up to 2 working days to be processed. We therefore recommend using one of the direct payment methods available on our payment page.

Pay now

X
Not registered yet?
By creating your free Catawiki account, you’ll be able to bid on any of our 35,000 special objects up for auction every week.
or Sign in

Never miss another special object!

Catawiki auctions off 30,000 special objects every week. Leave your email address, and we will send you free updates on our special objects and great discounts.

No, I'm not interested in special objects or discounts