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African Carved Wood Female Figure

Auction:
2533B
Lot:
222
Sold for:
$2,963$2,500

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

Description:

African Carved Wood Female Figure, Bamana, the stylized form with bent knees, large breasts under shelf-like shoulders, the hands clasped together at the front with a small figure attached, the head with metal eyes, nose, and lip ornaments, and incised detail, brown patina, ht. 22 1/2 in.

Provenance: Julius Carlebach, New York, 1949, Arthur Rothenberg collection.
Estimate $2,500-3,500

Keywords

metal eyes, Arthur Rothenberg, Julius Carlebach

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