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African Carved Wood Female Figure

Auction:
2142
Lot:
17
Sold for:
$411$350

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Auction:
Sale #2142 - 2142
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
May 11, 2002 10:00AM

Description:

African Carved Wood Female Figure, possibly Nyamwezi, Tanzania, with long cylindrical legs, rounded buttocks, protruding abdomen, pendant breasts, arms carved away from the sides, the spherical head with large nose, inlaid trade bead eyes, and C-shaped ears, brown patina, ht. 44 in.
Estimate $300-400

Keywords

Nyamwezi, Tanzania, spherical head , Bead, Beadwork, Breast, Buttocks