Ethnographic Arts & Textiles

August 28 — September 02, 2021
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LOT 115

Lot 115

Makonde Ujama "Tree of Life" Sculpture, Tanzania, East Africa, mid to late 20th century

Makonde Ujama "Tree of Life" Sculpture, Tanzania, East Africa, mid to late 20th century
Lot 115 Details
Makonde Ujama "Tree of Life" Sculpture, Tanzania, East Africa, mid to late 20th century

FIGURAL TOTEM

wood
carved ebony
26.5 x 7.5 x 7 in — 67.3 x 19.1 x 17.8 cm

Estimate $300-$400

Realised: $288
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Important:

This lot is located in Vancouver. Local pick up by special arrangement; shipment from Vancouver only.

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Makonde Ujama "Tree of Life" Sculpture, Tanzania, East Africa, mid to late 20th century
  • Makonde Ujama "Tree of Life" Sculpture, Tanzania, East Africa, mid to late 20th century
  • Makonde Ujama "Tree of Life" Sculpture, Tanzania, East Africa, mid to late 20th century
Provenance:

Private Collection, WA

Note:

This lot is located in Vancouver and will be shipped from Vancouver.

CONDITION DETAILS

Scuff marks on figures, wood chipped on the back of the base. Additional images available upon request.

LOT 115
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  • 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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