A large collection of heddle pulleys

Côte d'Ivoire

Comprising of a selection of carved wood Guro, Jimini, Senufo, and Baule heddle pulleys, each with an elaborate finial and incised pattern colored with kaolin, each with painted inventory number, raised on bespoke wooden mounts. (42).

H: 11 1/4 in. (largest figure)



PROVENANCE:

The Estate of Thomas McNemar, Lexington, Virginia.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Sold for $8,750 (buyer's premium included)