Ethnographic Arts & Textiles

August 28 — September 02, 2021
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LOT 161

Lot 161

Fante Akuaba (Fertility) Doll, Ghana, West Africa, 20th century

Fante Akuaba (Fertility) Doll, Ghana, West Africa, 20th century
Lot 161 Details
Fante Akuaba (Fertility) Doll, Ghana, West Africa, 20th century

carved wood and bead decoration, includes stand
height 11.5 in — 29.2 cm

Estimate $100-$150

Realised: $204
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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Fante Akuaba (Fertility) Doll, Ghana, West Africa, 20th century
  • Fante Akuaba (Fertility) Doll, Ghana, West Africa, 20th century

CONDITION DETAILS

Some dry cracks and abrasions. Loss and repair to left side of head. Loss to left ear and right horn. Additional images available upon request.

LOT 161
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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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