African Art Online Auction

July 11, 2013

LOT 47
Makonde Carving of a Hunter and Serpent, Tanzania
  • Makonde Carving of a Hunter and Serpent, Tanzania
  • Makonde Carving of a Hunter and Serpent, Tanzania

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Makonde Carving of a Hunter and Serpent, Tanzania

Blackwood (Dalbergia melanoxyton). Rendered from a single section of wood and of heavy form, the figure carved in high relief with an enlarged head including prominent features and grotesque body while holding a snake
height 26" — 66 cm.
some minor surface wear but overall in good condition

Estimate $600-$800

Realised: $480
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