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    Sale 2257

    African and Oceanic Art: The Robert and Jean Shoenberg Collection

    14 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 20

    AN ASHANTI DOLL

    GHANA

    Price Realised  

    AN ASHANTI DOLL
    Ghana
    Akua'ba, the flat circular face with features carved in shallow relief, the reverse of the head with carved geometric ornament heightened with blue pigment, the cylindrical body with ringed neck and small conical breasts, the tapering outstretched arms pierced at the tips for ornaments, three strands of colored beads about the body, black patina.
    14½ in. (37 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Julius Carlebach, New York, 1964