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African Carved Ivory Fly Whisk Handle

Auction:
2376
Lot:
71
Sold for:
$19,975$17,000

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2376
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 23, 2007 10:00AM

Description:

African Carved Ivory Fly Whisk Handle, Yombe, the tapered shaft with a seated male figure, the large head with sharply filed teeth, holding a horn in one hand and a remnant root in the other, below is a horizontal human figure and a large lizard, (loss), ht. 8 1/2 in.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Keywords

large head , Fly-whisk, Horn, Ivory, Lizard, Tooth

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