Lot: 20160th tribal art auction
Fragment d´un bâton de dignité
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|L: 78,5 cm||
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wood, polychrome oil paint, round staff with a grooved surface, dyed in different colours, carved with a stylized crocodile in half relief, dam., missing parts (handle), traces of insect caused damage (base), crack (nails inserted for fixing), paint rubbed off in some areas;
in Westafrican art the crocodile is often associated with chiefdom.