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African Ceremonial Covered Vessel or Trough

Auction:
2473
Lot:
118
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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2473
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 26, 2009 10:00AM

Description:

African Ceremonial Covered Vessel or Trough, Dogon, the rectangular form on four feet, with stylized animal head and tail projecting from the ends, the sides with relief-carved male and female humans and lizards, the cover with projecting seated humans at each end and two lizards and two snakes, dark patina, (old repairs), lg. 36 in.
Estimate $5,000-7,000

Keywords

animal head, Dogon, Dogon people, Snake

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