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Yoruba House of the Head

Auction:
2074
Lot:
78
Sold for:
$259$225

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

Description:

Yoruba House of the Head, the cylindrical form with conical cover, sewn all over with cowry shells, the cover with cloth and leather inlays and a large trade bead finial, ht. 14 in.
Estimate $350-450

Keywords

Bead, Beadwork, Cowry, Cypraeidae, Yoruba people