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

April 27, 2017

LOT 230
Unidentified Ivory Carving of a Chameleon, possibly Luba or Lega, Central Africa
  • Unidentified Ivory Carving of a Chameleon, possibly Luba or Lega, Central Africa
  • Unidentified Ivory Carving of a Chameleon, possibly Luba or Lega, Central Africa
  • Unidentified Ivory Carving of a Chameleon, possibly Luba or Lega, Central Africa

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Unidentified Ivory Carving of a Chameleon, possibly Luba or Lega, Central Africa

carved hippopotamus tooth with some remaining natural red pigment
length 2.75" — 7 cm.

Estimate $400-$600

Realised: $780
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

Klejman Sale, 1X24.74 inscribed label to underside;
Buber.1974/8.81 further inscribed to label

Contains material which may be subject to import/export regulation

Provenance:

John J. Klejman (b.1906-d.1995), New York, Inventory number 109100