Benjamin: For additional reference images and commentary on Baule cup-bearing monkey figures (Gbekre, Mbra) and links to additional image databases (MEG andMessage 1 of 4 , Jul 13, 2010View SourceBenjamin:For additional reference images and commentary on Baule cup-bearing "monkey figures" (Gbekre, Mbra) and links to additional image databases (MEG and Quai Branly, for example) to explore, see this link as well as the string pertaining to such figures beginning with Message 1757.LeeOn Jul 1, 2010, at 1:32 AM, afrikhantiques wrote:
It is a Baule Mbra monkey figure.
I don't think its authentic as Rand has a similar piece and claims his isn't authentic either. Rand has written a lot of information about this piece and his particular piece as well:
--- In African_Arts@yahoogroups.com, benjamin thywissen <benthywissen@...> wrote:
> What do you think about this fetish monkey, I think it is Baoule ?
> I f you have any information or would be interested by this piece, do not hesitate to contact me...
> Best regards,