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This is a very old carved wooden shrine figure from the Yoruba of Nigeria, Africa. Featuring the image of a mother holding her child. This is in our estimation a late 19th or early 20th century example. the deep well handled patina is undeniable. Organic pigments and classic form. Measures 12 1/2 inches on custom wooden base.

Condition

Very well handled, the original base was nailed onto sculpture by tribe.

Starting Bid

$500.00

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Early Yoruba maternity idol African Tribal Art

Auction ended on Sat, Sep 20, 2014
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Estimate $1,000 - $2,000
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132 East Broad Street
Quakertown, PA 18951
United States
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