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Lot 0136 Details

Description
Yoruba artist
Olumeye figure

Nigeria, early 20th century
carved wood
13.25 h × 5.25 w × 7.75 d in (34 × 13 × 20 cm)

Sold with stand.

Provenance: Nelson A. Rockefeller Collection | Charles Miller III, St. James, NY | Collection of Mark Isaacson and Greg Nacozy
Condition
Figures show fine cracks to surfaces but appear stable. Both show old wear and rubbed losses to corners and edges in keeping with materials and age. Two stable separations to base along natural grain, visible to base from age are present. There is one small hole to shoulder of figure. And one drilled hole to leg and thru base to accommodate a stand previously.
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Yoruba artist, Olumeye figure

Estimate $7,000 - $9,000Jun 04, 2020
Starting Price $5,000
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