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    Sale 2257

    African and Oceanic Art: The Robert and Jean Shoenberg Collection

    14 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 19

    A BAULE HEDDLE PULLEY

    IVORY COAST

    Price Realised  

    A BAULE HEDDLE PULLEY
    Ivory Coast
    The head finial with finely carved crescent eyes above the long slender nose and small mouth, keloids to the forehead, the finely incised coiffure in three incised ridges and pierced for suspension, the long neck with keloids in relief, retaining nut roller, dark glossy patina.
    8 in. (20 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Julius Carlebach, New York, 1955