11-09-2019 11-09-2019
Skinner Auctions
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3316B Boston
November 9, 2019 10:00AMCalender

Luba Caryatid Stool

Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3316B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 09, 2019 10:00AM


Luba Caryatid Stool, the slightly concave circular seat supported by the heads and hands of a Janus male and female caryatid, each figure standing on the low domed base with exaggerated feet and short stocky legs set wide apart, their tapering oval faces each with protruding rectangular mouth open and teeth bared, flattened nose, pierced eyes (two blue glass bead inlays remaining), and low smooth forehead, the female with an incised coiffure, rich reddish-brown patina, ht. 12 in.

Provenance: Private collection, Massachusetts; Arthur Rothenberg Collection, New York City; Julius Carlebach, New York, 1946.

The property of Eric Rothenberg
Estimate $20,000-25,000

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Julius Carlebach, Luba Caryatid Stool, Arthur Rothenberg, Eric Rothenberg, New York City