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Hemba Carved Wood Male Figure

Auction:
2563B
Lot:
56
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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2563B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 24, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Hemba Carved Wood Male Figure, the standing figure with hands to the protruding abdomen, the large head with heart-shaped bearded face, and wearing a backswept cruciform coiffure, (dark patina, wood loss), ht. 27 in.

Provenance: Collection of Joseph Aurelian Cornet, bequeathed to Mikoom Yemaam.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Keywords

large head, Joseph Aurelian Cornet, Archaeology, Axe, Crisis of the Third Century, Figure, Logging

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