Hermann Sommerhage

Elongated figure

KAGURU?

Tanzania

87,5 cm / 34,45in

DESCRIPTION

Wood

CONDITION

In very good condition over all (the tip of the right foot was broken off and has been tribally repaired)

Elongated figures are well known from Tanzania but they are extremely rare.

This example has a little whole on top containing magical material. Unusual is the snake with head down.

Provenance

Private collection, Bonn, Germay

DATE

1950 to 1960

Dimensions

87,5 cm / 34,45in

PRICE

EUR €

3.000,00

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