05-10-2008 05-10-2008
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2408 Boston
May 10, 2008 10:00 AMCalender

Pair of African Carved Wood Roosters

Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2408 Location: Boston Date / Time: May 10, 2008 10:00AM


Pair of African Carved Wood Roosters, Benin, both stylized carvings on round bases with geometric decoration, both have brass tack eyes, (insect damage, cracks), ht. to 19 in.

Provenance: Purportedly from Chief Obowaiti, Benin City, Nigeria.
Estimate $2,500-3,500


Benin, Chief Obowaiti, Nigeria, Benin City, Obowaiti, Chief