Hermann Sommerhage

Marionette

BAMANA

Mali

81,5cm / 32,09in

DESCRIPTION

Wood, pigment, cloth, metal (tribal repair)

CONDITION

Very good overall.

The hairdo has some losses and natural damages from overgrown older wood. These parts are covered with metal to save the elegance of the form.

For another example made by the same hand or workshop see "The Metropolitan Museum of Art", New York or AHDRC RegNr.: ao-0077065

Provenance

reportedly ex French Collection until 1980; German art market 1999; Collection Wientgen, Moers, Germany until 2011; Private Collection, Essen, Germany

DATE

2nd quarter of 20th century

Dimensions

81,5cm / 32,09in

PRICE

EUR €

12.000,00

PRICE ON REQUEST

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