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Lot 0189
**Originally Listed At $300**

West Africa, Nigeria, Niger River Delta area, possibly Oron or Eket peoples, ca. early 20th century CE. A carved wooden stake-shaped ancestor figure, with a cylindrical body terminating in a point and the upper quarter carved into the form of a head with deepset eyes, a long nose, and scarification marks incised around the temples. Size: 31.25" H (79.4 cm); 33.5" H (85.1 cm) on included custom stand.

Provenance: ex Adeon Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, USA, acquired prior to 1970

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#128930

Condition

Inactive insect damage, especially low on body.

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Early 20th C. Nigerian Carved Wood Ancestor Figure

Estimate $350 - $1,050Apr 30, 2018
686 S. Taylor Avenue Suite 106
Louisville, CO 80027
United States
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