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Two African Metal Scepters

Auction:
2376
Lot:
94
Sold for:
$764

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

Description:

Two African Metal Scepters, Nigeria, the smaller of cast brass with Oba figure finial, the larger with iron shaft, the cast kneeling female figure finial with elaborate scarification patterns on the abdomen and face, and crown-shaped coiffure, lg. to 23 1/2 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

Nigeria, Scarification, Tattooing

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