• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 2257

    African and Oceanic Art: The Robert and Jean Shoenberg Collection

    14 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 26

    A FINE FON SCEPTRE

    DAHOMEY

    Price Realised  

    A FINE FON SCEPTRE
    Dahomey
    The curved top with tall incised crest, applied lenticular metal panels and incised metal caps to finial and base, white metal boss to the top of the shaft which is bound with spiraling metal wire, dark glossy patina.
    21 in. (53.5 cm.) high


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Provenance

    Herbert Baker, Los Angles, 1973