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Lot 0153
A Fine old Yoruba bronze Bell with ancestor face. The Yoruba in the Ijebu region have a particularly strong casting tradition that includes bells in the form of human faces. Representing the ancestors, a new bell is cast for each new chief. This bell shows actual age and is an excellent example. The bell measures 17 inches tall x 6.5 inches wide.

Condition

fair, weathered

Starting Bid

$400.00

Buyer's Premium

  • 15%

A Fine Old Yoruba Ijebu Bronze Bell

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Estimate $800 - $1,500
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