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Lot 0016
  • Item: African Art Carved Wood Namji Beaded Doll
  • Origin: Cameroon
  • Size: 19 inches high x 6 inches wide

    The Namji are the people inhabiting an area in the West of North Cameroon. The Namji tribe is famous for their wooden dolls carved with geometric features and adorned with multi-colored bead necklaces, cowrie shells, coins, metal strips, fiber and leather. The dolls held by young Namji girls to play and to ensure their fertility, are considered among the finest and the most beautiful dolls in Africa. They are carved from solid hardwood. The doll would have a name, be fed, be talked to and be carried strapped to the back everywhere the child would go.

    No Reserve:
    This lot starts at $1 and has no reserve as a courtesy so that collectors can determine the true market value on this authentic item.

    Shipping:
  • Domestic: Flat-rate of $30.00 to anywhere within the Continental U.S.
  • International: Foreign shipping rates are determined by destination.
  • Location: This item ships from New York

    Authenticity:
    Photos, descriptions, and estimates were prepared with the utmost care by a fully certified expert and appraiser. All items in this sale are guaranteed authentic. Please contact us if there is a misrepresentation so that the item can be returned.

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  • Condition

    Very Good

    Starting Bid

    $1.00

    Buyer's Premium

    • 10%

    Namji Beaded Doll

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    Estimate $300 - $400
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