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Baule Standing Male Figure

Auction:
3190T
Lot:
1500
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Auction:
Discovery - 3190T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
December 12, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Baule Standing Male Figure, standing with knees slightly bent, long torso, with arms bent and hands open, probably originally held something, the elongated neck with scarification on the back, oval face with pronounced nose, open mouth and eyes carved in low relief, all below an ornate coiffure, ht. 21 in.
Estimate $300-500

Left foot broken off and repaired.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Body art, Body modification, Scarification, Tattooing

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