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African Carved Wood Kola Nut Bowl

Auction:
2376
Lot:
82
Sold for:
$705

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

Description:

African Carved Wood Kola Nut Bowl, Benin, Nigeria, the lidded form carved to represent a stylized antelope head, with incised detail, (wood loss), lg. 15 1/2 in.

Provenance: Purportedly belonged to a Chief Oboweiti.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

Benin, Nigeria, stylized antelope head , stylized antelope head, Oboweiti, Chief , Chief, African countries, African Union member states, Economic Community of West African States

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