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Shona Lion "Ability to Treat Dementia since 1830"

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Shona Lion "Ability to Treat Dementia since 1830"
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Description
This is a wonderful yet mysterious wood sculpture from the Gona / Shona peoples, Zimbabwe, a very stylized old lion sculpture that has the words "Gona rekurapa nemhondoro kubva 1830" which roughly translates as " Able to treat Dementia since 1830". The sculpture has good age and measures 15.25 inches x 9 inches. Provenance: A Private New Jersey collection.
Condition
Good, well handled
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Shona Lion "Ability to Treat Dementia since 1830"

Estimate $300 - $500
Feb 19, 2022
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Starting Price $50
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0087: Shona Lion "Ability to Treat Dementia since 1830"

Sold for $400
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Est. $300 - $500Starting Price $50
Museum Quality African & Ethnographic Arts
Feb 19, 2022 12:00 PM EST
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Lot 0087 Details

Description
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This is a wonderful yet mysterious wood sculpture from the Gona / Shona peoples, Zimbabwe, a very stylized old lion sculpture that has the words "Gona rekurapa nemhondoro kubva 1830" which roughly translates as " Able to treat Dementia since 1830". The sculpture has good age and measures 15.25 inches x 9 inches. Provenance: A Private New Jersey collection.
Condition
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Good, well handled

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