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Ibo Male Standing Figure

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3185B
Lot:
117
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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3185B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 01, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Ibo Male Standing Figure, the attenuated figure stands straight with hands cupped in a gesture to the front, left hand holds a small head, with sloping shoulders beneath an elongated neck and small head with an open mouth below a crested coiffure, block feet with anklets, heavily eroded and encrusted surface, ht. 57 1/2 in.

Provenance: Mauricio and Emilia Lasansky collection, Iowa City, Iowa; by descent to the present owners.
Estimate $2,500-3,500

Some repairs to cracks on the breasts.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Mauricio Lasansky, Emilia Lasansky, Ibo Male, Iowa City, Anklet, Geography of Iowa, Iowa, Iowa City metropolitan area, Iowa City, Iowa, UNESCO Creative Cities Network, United States

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