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Ashanti Terra-cotta Funerary Head

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3190T
Lot:
1483
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Auction:
Discovery - 3190T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
December 12, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Ashanti Terra-cotta Funerary Head, placed over graves by the Ashanti to honor their ancestors, with the flat head characteristic of the Ashanti fertility figure Akua ba, ht. 4, wd. 6 in.

Provenance: Private collection, Cambridge; Galerie Lemaire, Amsterdam.
Estimate $20-200

With chip and crack to chin.


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Akua ba, Ashanti Terra-cotta, Ashanti, Ashanti people, Hip hop, Music, Music industry, Amsterdam, Cambridge

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