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African Carved Wood Staff

Auction:
2506
Lot:
243
Sold for:
$533$450

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2506
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

African Carved Wood Staff, Yoruba, Shango, kneeling female figure holding a ceremonial dance vestment in one hand, the oval head with incisions on the cheeks, the incised coiffure terminating in a flared double-axe finial, covered overall in indigo pigment, includes stand, ht. 18 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

oval head, incisions, Axe, Indigo, Yoruba people

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