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Tugubele figure - SENUFO - Côte d'Ivoire

Lot reference 15475025
Tugubele figure - SENUFO - Côte d'Ivoire

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Location: Austria
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c. 1950s or earlier - good condition

A Senufo TUGUBELE figure with an excellent patina. Great abstraction of the carving. Mounted on a professional acrylic base which is included with this lot..
origin: Senufo people, Korhogo, Northern Côte d'Ivoire
material / process: wood
height: 22 cm
Provenance: ex Austrian gallery collection. Field-collected in 1988 (as an antique item)
condition: erosion on the base, otherwise very good; - exactly as seen on illustrations

This is an authentic, tribally used artifact with life-long guarantee on age and authenticity.

"TUGUBELE" are beings of a dwarfish form, worshiped by rivers and trees. These figures are used by fortune-tellers who are members of the SANDO`O Society, with great effectiveness attributed to them. The "TUGEBELE" are considered friends of humans and animals and can mediate between them.

Literature:
Afrikanskt, catalog d.Malmö Konsthall, p.37.
M.Kecskési, Art from Ancient Africa, Collection VKM Munich, p.36f
Till Förster, The Art of Senufo, p.79-91
E.Leutzinger, African Sculptures, Catalog Museum Rietberg, 1978, p.75

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