12-01-2018 12-01-2018
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3185B Boston
December 1, 2018 10:00AMCalender

Kuba Divination Object

Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3185B Location: Boston Date / Time: December 01, 2018 10:00AM


Kuba Divination Object, in the form of a crocodile, with typical interlocking geometric patterning on either side of the animal, wearing a beaded necklace, complete with the rubbing tool, smooth dark brown patina, lg. 19 in.

Provenance: The Charles and Blanche Derby collection, Northampton, Massachusetts; purchased from the Bernheimer Gallery, Cambridge, Massachusetts, in 1975.

Exhibitions: Springfield Museum of Arts, 1995-1996; Middlebury College Museum of Art, 1996.
Estimate $800-1,200

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Blanche Derby, Cambridge