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Auction: 
Podzimní aukce v Expo 58 ART
Author: 
Pobřeží slonoviny / Ivory Coast
Artwork: 
FIGURE OF ANCESTOR / SPIRITUAL PARTNER (BLOLO BIAN)
Starting/Selling price: 
9 600 EUR
Estimate: 
12 000–16 000 EUR
Sold: 
240.000 Kč

wood (Baule ethnic group, Ivory Coast)
height: 31 cm
at the bottom old label: Hermann Gerlinger collection


Provenance:
– collection of Hermann Gerlinger, Würzburg, Germany


Exhibited:
– Inspiration by a stranger. Painters of the Brücke Group and Non-European Art, Moritzburg
Foundation, Art Museum of Saxony-Anhalt, (13. 11. 2016–29. 1. 2017), cat. no. 13 (m. il., p. 40)


Publicated:
– Herman Gerlinger, Katja Schneider (eds.), Painters of the Die Brücke Group. Catalogue of the inventory of the Hermann
Gerlinger collection, Halle 2005, p. 419, SHG No. 904 (with illustration)

Consulted with Dr Irena Zantovska Murra y HonFRIBA, Professor Jaromir Zemina, Dr Jiri Machalicky and Vladimir Lekes.
Authenticity certificate enclosed.

A sculpture of exceptional museum quality.