01-15-2011 01-15-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2533B Boston
January 15, 2011 10:00 AMCalender
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African Carved Wood Royal Stool

$711$600
Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2533B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 15, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

African Carved Wood Royal Stool, Nigeria, Benin, old-style form, the outside relief-carved with snakes, mudfish, and geometric devices, the legs covered with metal strips attributed to the early members of the Igbesanmwan Guild of carvers, ht. 15 1/4, wd. 12, lg. 24 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Keywords

Benin, metal strips, Nigeria, Igbesanmwan Guild