Top 7 Highest-Selling African Art Pieces

Fredrick Ngugi May 16, 2017
  1. Senufo Female Statue
Senufo Female Statue

Senufo Female Statue. Photo credit: Pinterest

Created by celebrated Ivorian artist Master of Sinasso in the late-19th century, the Senufo Female Statue is one of the most iconic African effigies in history: its minimalist lines help viewers visualize the concept of timeless African female beauty. It sold for a whopping $12 million at the Sotheby auction in New York in 2014.

Last Edited by:Abena Agyeman-Fisher Updated: May 16, 2017


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