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Old & Fine Bateba female fetish - LOBI - Burkina Faso

Lot reference 13148671

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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)

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Be primitiveart  

Feedback score: 91.4%
Reviews given: 38
Member since: April 24, 2017
  • Great seller, smooth transaction. Item as described.

    minarik February 16, 2018

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    Après des tarifs de port exhorbitants!!..des délais d'envoi extravagants, Me se résigne à ne pas envoyer les lots.SCANDALEUX : prétextant que le vendeur ne veut plus vendre
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    lovviere January 30, 2018

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    La statuette est belle mais le vendeur ne répond pas aux mails et catawiki est intervenu 2 fois à ma demande pour qu'enfin le lot soit envoyé ,et ce dans un emballage très succint.Dommage!
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    fluomag January 29, 2018

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    Le bateba a été retiré après la vente
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    tatiefraise007 January 26, 2018

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    De très beaux masques passeport Dan avec patine d'utilisation
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    lovviere January 25, 2018

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