Ethnographic Arts & Textiles

August 28 — September 02, 2021
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LOT 126

Lot 126

African Relief Carved Hardwood Birthing Chair, mid to late 20th century

African Relief Carved Hardwood Birthing Chair, mid to late 20th century
Lot 126 Details
African Relief Carved Hardwood Birthing Chair, mid to late 20th century

depicting lions and elephant
36.5 x 15.75 x 32.5 in — 92.7 x 40 x 82.6 cm
initialed ZA to the back and support

Estimate $80-$120

Realised: $132
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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African Relief Carved Hardwood Birthing Chair, mid to late 20th century
  • African Relief Carved Hardwood Birthing Chair, mid to late 20th century
  • African Relief Carved Hardwood Birthing Chair, mid to late 20th century
  • African Relief Carved Hardwood Birthing Chair, mid to late 20th century

CONDITION DETAILS

Minor scuffs and abrasions. Some drying cracks, largest 18.5" long. Additional images available upon request.

LOT 126
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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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