Lot: 188

90.I Tribal Art ainsi que 90.II Contemporary Native American Art

Tabouret de titre de la société "ozo"

Nigéria, Igbo, Région d'Awka

Provenance Taille Prix d’appel / Prix d'Estimation
Family Estate Lieutenant Colonel Herbert Jones, London, Great Britain

Jones (1940-1982) was a British Army officer and posthumous recipient of the Victoria Cross, awarded for his actions as commanding officer of the 2nd Battalion, Parachute Regiment during the Falklands War.
H: 33,5 cm;
D: 34,5 cm
3000 EUR
Frais supplémentaires : 27% de commission, TVA, expédition et assurance transport

For a work by the same artist see Cole, 1984, p. 50, ill. 71.

Title stools are important visual markers for the social rank and prestige of its owner. While stools were carved in many Igbo communities, Awka carvers are the best known.

Cole, Herbert M. & Chike C. Aniakor, Igbo Arts, Los Angeles 1984, p. 50