28 January 2010,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 1,250
Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000
A Cameroon Grassfields Stool
With two caryatid figures back to back riding a leopard.
17 in. (43.2 cm.) high
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This lot is offered without reserve.
From the collection of Charles Sterling, Philadelphia.
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