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Rare Pair of Baule Male & Female Divination Idols
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A matched set of carved wooden idols accented in Laundry Blue pigment / dye and featuring classic facial features and overall form. Such pairs were often considered mediums to the spirit world and would be used by a Diviner Priest for ritual. The tallest measures 13.75 inches tall on wooden base. Baule peoples, Ivory Coast, West Africa. Provenance: A Private New Jersey collection.
Condition
Good, well handled
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Rare Pair of Baule Male & Female Divination Idols

Estimate $800 - $1,500
Mar 12, 2022
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Starting Price $50
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0045: Rare Pair of Baule Male & Female Divination Idols

Sold for $750
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Est. $800 - $1,500Starting Price $50
African Ethnographic Arts #68
Mar 12, 2022 12:00 PM EST
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Lot 0045 Details

Description
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A matched set of carved wooden idols accented in Laundry Blue pigment / dye and featuring classic facial features and overall form. Such pairs were often considered mediums to the spirit world and would be used by a Diviner Priest for ritual. The tallest measures 13.75 inches tall on wooden base. Baule peoples, Ivory Coast, West Africa. Provenance: A Private New Jersey collection.
Condition
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Good, well handled

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