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Ngombe Stool

Auction:
3185B
Lot:
120
Sold for:
$369$300

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3185B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 01, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Ngombe Stool, Democratic Republic of Congo, decorated with a combination of engraved designs, brass trackwork with old coins and ten cutout rectangles, traces of a native repair to the stem, with a dark encrusted patina, ht. 16, wd. 28 in.

Provenance: Mauricio and Emilia Lasansky collection, Iowa City, Iowa; by descent to the present owners; Jacques Hautelet, La Jolla, California.
Estimate $1,000-1,500


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Jacques Hautelet, Mauricio Lasansky, Emilia Lasansky, Iowa City, La Jolla, Democratic Republic of Congo, Arts, Buja-Ngombe languages, Engraving, Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, Languages of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Learning, Metalworking, Ngombe, Ngombe language, Patina, Visual arts

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