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Guardian figure. Wood, brass, copper and iron. Kota, Gabon. H 37 cm. Dalton Somaré at BRAFA 2021.

Provenance: possibly Charles Ratton, Paris; Alessandro von Hoershelmann collection, Milano, 1952; Este Milani collection, Busto Arsizio, 1953; private collection, Paris, 2008.

Exhibition: Arte Negra, Galleria Il Collezionista, Milano, 1953. Exhibition curated by Charles Ratton.

Literature: Carlo Ragghianti, Sele Arte n° 4, Lucca, 1953, p. 3.

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Mask. Wood, metal and kaolin. Dan Mano, Liberia. H 21 cm. Dalton Somaré at BRAFA 2021.

Provenance: Maine Durieu, Paris, 1962; private collection, Paris.

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Arm Mask, Wood, Fang, Gabon. H 33 cm. Dalton Somaré at BRAFA 2021.

Provenance: Eudald Serra i Guëll collection, Barcelona; Bernard Dulon, Paris; private collection, Paris

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Mask, Wood, Guro, Ivory Coast, H 51 cm. Dalton Somaré at BRAFA 2021.

Provenance: Kenny Mc Leary collection, 1949; Samuel Rosenberg collection, New York 1972; private French collection.

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Seated figure. Wood. Dogon, Kambari, Mali. H 37 cm. Dalton Somaré at BRAFA 2021.

Provenance: John J. Kleijman collection, New York; Sotheby's, New York, November 2001, American private collection; Didier Claes, Brussels; Liliane and Michel Druand-Dessert collection, Paris.

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