Mark Eglinton – USATribe: Ligbe(Ligbi)/Djimini(Jimini)
Country: Ivory Coast
Name: Face mask
Height: 30 (cm)
Medium: Wood, pigments, cloth, fibers
Provenance(s): Philippe Larue, Paris, France, seller 1972
Anonymous seller, 1990
Michel Koenig (1944-2014), Brussels/Liege, Belgium, 2001
Alain Naoum, Brussels, Belgium, 2016
Publication(s): Arts d'Afrique Noire, no.117, 2001 (adv. Michel Koenig)
Tribal Art Magazine, #81, autumn 2016:53 (Adv. Alain Naoum)
Auction(s): Ader-Ader-Picard-Tajan, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, "Arts Primitifs", 11 December 1972.
Lot 80 Loudmer, Paris, "Arts Primitifs", 14 May 1990. Lot 166
Mark Eglinton – USAFon
Early 20th century
Wood, iron, dog skull, cowries, sacriﬁcial patina, various materials
Provenance: Serge Schoffel, Brussels
Jacques Germain, Montreal
Merton Simpson Gallery, USA
Ann De Pauw and Luc Huysveld
Collected in June 1993 from the healer Seiﬁde in Tindji-Kpozou village.
This bochio would have been used to protect and maintain prosperity.
Published: Vodoun Fon, Entre Art et Matiere, Serge Schoffel