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Old EWE Idols magic fetish dolls, African Art

Lot 0048
A set of two carved wooden male and female idols from the Ewe peoples of Ghana, West Africa. Well worn and polished, such idols were traditionally rubbed and cared for as living spirits , a similar tradition related to the Yoruba twin cult. On custom stands.Condition Report: Well worn but appear intact.Provenance: The Robert Kinsky collection, PennsylvaniaDimensions: 10 and 9.5 inchesDate: early to mid 20th century

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Very well handled and smooth, overall good condition

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Old EWE Idols magic fetish dolls, African Art

Estimate $200 - $400Dec 27, 2016