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Lot No. 15


An exceptional and monumetal Senufo Sejen bird.


Ivory Coast. Wood. 63 cm, 36 cm and 37 cm. Early 20th century. The'Poro' society is the central association in Senufo culture, referring to the 'Old Mother', the female origin of the supreme deity as the protector of the 'Poro' initiates. Presented on a high pole for all to see, these birds are symbolic representations of both, fertility and social cohesion between the different generations. (VJ)

Provenance:
Gallery Ferrandin, Paris;
Visser Gallery, Brussels;
Private Austrian collection.

Specialist: Joris Visser Joris Visser
+32-2-514 00 34

Joris.Visser@dorotheum.com

04.10.2021 - 15:09

Realized price: **
EUR 33,280.-
Estimate:
EUR 8,000.- to EUR 10,000.-
Starting bid:
EUR 6,000.-

An exceptional and monumetal Senufo Sejen bird.


Ivory Coast. Wood. 63 cm, 36 cm and 37 cm. Early 20th century. The'Poro' society is the central association in Senufo culture, referring to the 'Old Mother', the female origin of the supreme deity as the protector of the 'Poro' initiates. Presented on a high pole for all to see, these birds are symbolic representations of both, fertility and social cohesion between the different generations. (VJ)

Provenance:
Gallery Ferrandin, Paris;
Visser Gallery, Brussels;
Private Austrian collection.

Specialist: Joris Visser Joris Visser
+32-2-514 00 34

Joris.Visser@dorotheum.com


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Auction: Tribal Art
Date: 04.10.2021 - 15:09
Location: Vienna | Palais Dorotheum
Exhibition: 29.09. - 04.10.2021


** Purchase price incl. charges and taxes

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