Ethnographic Arts and Artifacts Online Auction including the collection of Joey and Toby Tanenbaum

April 27, 2017

LOT 183

Lot 183

Two Ashanti Akuaba (fertility) Dolls, Ghana, West Africa

Two Ashanti Akuaba (fertility) Dolls, Ghana, West Africa
Lot 183 Details
Two Ashanti Akuaba (fertility) Dolls, Ghana, West Africa

both carved wood, one with beaded decoration
tallest height 12" — 30.5 cm.

Estimate $120-$150

Realised: $360
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


Private collection, Toronto


For condition information please contact the specialist.

LOT 183

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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