05-06-2016 05-06-2016
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2893B Boston
May 6, 2016 10:00 AMCalender
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Yoruba Polychrome Carved Wood Shrine Group

$492$400
Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2893B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 06, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Yoruba Polychrome Carved Wood Shrine Group, Abeokuta area of Nigeria, depicting a noble with a flywhisk and two male and two female attendants, possibly the work of master carver Oniyide (c. 1875-c. 1947) or his son, both belonging to the Adugbologe family, ht. 18 1/2, wd. including the mirrored wings 21 1/2 in.
Estimate $800-1,200


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Keywords

Nigeria