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Gurunsi Stool from Burkina Faso

Réf : 70190


Gurunsi Stool from Burkina Faso

Sometimes attributed to the ethnic groups Lobi (Bonham's - Los Angeles, May 22, 2018) or Bwa/Nuna (Sotheby's - Pierre Guerre Collection, Paris, June 15, 2011) this rare turtle head seat from Burkina Faso has the particularity of a decoration of engravings on all its upper part. A beautiful honey-colored patina on his seat slices with the blackness of the feet of the object. Provenance: Maine Durieu Gallery, Paris. Formerly in a private french collection.

Period : 20th century

Antique dealer : Lasala & Sanson

Lasala & Sanson

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