AN AFRICAN TRIBAL BAKONGO CARVED ANTLER PIPE, THIRD QUARTER 20TH CENTURY, of natural curved form and sides centering stylized geometric patterns continuing to a tapering circular bowl with a detailed facial mask in shallow relief, the base impress stamped, "288." Length: 19" NOTE: This pipe was purchased in Durban, South Africa, during one of the trips taken there by the Seldens in the 1950's or 1960's.
Good condition, light normal wear, a little dry, normal buildup in crevices, with small age cracks. Simpson Galleries strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Simpson Galleries regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Simpson Galleries. All lots offered are sold "AS IS."