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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
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November 7, 2015 10:00 AMCalender

African Carved Wood Staff

Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2862B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 07, 2015 10:00AM


African Carved Wood Staff, Angola, possibly Ovimbundu, the finial depicting a woman's head with elaborate coiffure and scarification marks, detailed with brass tacks, (old repairs), lg. 22 1/2 in.

Provenance: Has been in a New England collection for over a hundred years.
Estimate $800-1,200

Repair on hair. Crack on back of head.

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