01-15-2011 01-15-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2533B Boston
January 15, 2011 10:00 AMCalender

African Carved Wood Shrine Figure

Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2533B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 15, 2011 10:00AM


African Carved Wood Shrine Figure, Yoruba, attributed to Agbonbioff, a rare equestrian hermaphrodite figure, holds a spear in one hand and a stylized rooster in the other, the bowl on top of the rider's head has relief-carved faces on the sides, traces of polychrome geometric designs overall, (damage, wood loss), ht. 37 1/2 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000