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African Ceremonial Covered Vessel or Trough

Auction:
2506
Lot:
221
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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2506
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 15, 2010 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 figures and lizards, the cover with projecting seated human figures at each end and two lizards and two snakes, dark patina, (old repairs), lg. 36 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

animal head, African people, Dogon, Dogon people

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