Dan spoon

Dan spoon

Dan spoon, wood, tag
Date
late XIXth early XXth
Size
height 54 cm
Collection
Tribal Art
Condition
good state, old repairs to the top of the spoon
Inventory number
016
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Dan spoon from the Ivory Coast, in the form of a stylized character, with arched legs, a long torso of rectangular section and the bowl acting as a head.

 

Collection label noting : "route de Man à Dandané, 5 mai 1933, N°07 et N°33, 327 grs"

Beautiful used patina.

 

Origin:

  • Recolted by the Belgian botanist Jean Houzeau de Lahaie during his first expedition in 1933. Liuba and Ernesto Wolf collection before 1964

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