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Mbole Fertility Doll: Bah Abdoulaye Collection

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Price:
$0.00
SKU:
Item BA 3
Weight:
5.00 LBS
Maximum Purchase:
1 unit(s)


Product Description

This special section features items that we are particularly proud of. They are all museum grade quality and will be of interest to the most discriminating of buyers.

A truely great honor has been bestowed upon Authentic Africa. We are so very pleased to be able to offer selections from the collection of Mr. Bah Abdoulaye a student of the late great founder of African Art history Dr. Roy Sieber. Mr. Abdoulaye selections will be on view at the Brooklyn Museum in New York 2014.

Tribe: Mbole

Material: Wood

Age: Mid 20th

Provenance: Ex collection of John Dintentass, NYC

A very impressive work from the Mbole tribe of the Congo. A hard tan wood that is exceedingly smooth to the touch with a beautiful finish that can only be achieved through age, has been shaped to form a special fertility figure that was not carried rather placed in a villagers' home for personal use.

Please click photo for enlargement!

Dimensions: 12 1/2 inches tall x 2 1/2 inches deep x 3 1/4 inches wide placed on a 2 inch wooden base.

A signed declaration of provenance from Mr. Abdoulaye will accompany this item.

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