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Old Akan Ashanti Effigy of African Chieftain on Throne

Lot 0103 Details

Description
A carved wooden effigy of an Akan or Ashanti Chieftan in full regalia seated on his throne. The figure is adorned with textile wrap, cross necklace and gold painted beads on his headdress. The surface patina suggests this may have served as a shrine object. Akan or Ashanti peoples, Ghana, Africa. The figure measures 9.25 inches tall.
Condition
Fair, weathered
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Old Akan Ashanti Effigy of African Chieftain on Throne

Estimate $200 - $400
Jan 25, 2020
Starting Price $50
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Est. $200 - $400Starting Price $50
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Lot 0103 Details

Description
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A carved wooden effigy of an Akan or Ashanti Chieftan in full regalia seated on his throne. The figure is adorned with textile wrap, cross necklace and gold painted beads on his headdress. The surface patina suggests this may have served as a shrine object. Akan or Ashanti peoples, Ghana, Africa. The figure measures 9.25 inches tall.
Condition
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Fair, weathered

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