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A Rare Old Kuba sculpture field collected in 1968
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This is a very rare old Kuba initiation figure , with an incredibly deep well handled surface patina and plenty of signs of age and field use. Provenance: Field collected by Lawson Mooney, Ex Director Catholic Aid Agencies, C. 1968 or earlier. This figure measures 16 inches tall. The figures feet have eroded away so it no longer stands on its own.
Condition
fair, well worn, will not stand well on its own.
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A Rare Old Kuba sculpture field collected in 1968

Estimate $500 - $800
Aug 17, 2019
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Starting Price $50
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0078: A Rare Old Kuba sculpture field collected in 1968

Sold for $180
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Est. $500 - $800Starting Price $50
African Art & Ethnographic Curiosities #46
Aug 17, 2019 12:00 PM EDT
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Lot 0078 Details

Description
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This is a very rare old Kuba initiation figure , with an incredibly deep well handled surface patina and plenty of signs of age and field use. Provenance: Field collected by Lawson Mooney, Ex Director Catholic Aid Agencies, C. 1968 or earlier. This figure measures 16 inches tall. The figures feet have eroded away so it no longer stands on its own.
Condition
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fair, well worn, will not stand well on its own.

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