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Four African Carved Wood Items

Auction:
2074
Lot:
33
Sold for:
$173$150

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Auction:
Sale #2074 - 2074
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
September 15, 2001 10:00AM

Description:

Four African Carved Wood Items, Yoruba, a Janus faced scepter with geometric devices on the handle, a crouching monkey, and two small eshu figures with cloth and shell decoration, lg. of scepter 21 in.
Estimate $300-400

Keywords

Janus, African people, Ethnic groups in Africa, Yoruba mythology, Yoruba people