Ethnographic Arts & Artifacts Online Auction

October 05, 2017

LOT 130

Lot 130

Dogon Tellem Maternity Bust, Mali, West Africa

Dogon Tellem Maternity Bust, Mali, West Africa
Lot 130 Details
Dogon Tellem Maternity Bust, Mali, West Africa

carved wood with natural pigment, includes stand
height 57.5 ins — 146.1 cms

Estimate $600-$900

Realised: $600
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


Missing Link Gallery, Sarasota, Florida, 2001;
Collection of Joey and Toby Tanenbaum, Toronto


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LOT 130

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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