Ethnographic Arts & Textiles

August 28September 02, 2021
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LOT 196

Lot 196

Kess Legesse, Ethiopian, 20th century

Kess Legesse, Ethiopian, 20th century
Lot 196 Details
Kess Legesse, Ethiopian, 20th century


oil on goatskin laid down on board, label to verso says signed and dated 1971
16.5 x 12 in — 41.9 x 30.5 cm

Estimate $200-$300

Realised: $192
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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Kess Legesse, Ethiopian, 20th century
  • Kess Legesse, Ethiopian, 20th century

Albert White Gallery, Toronto;
Glenhyrst, The Art Gallery of Brantford, Woman's Committee Art Loan Rental


Contains material which may be subject to import/export regulation.


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LOT 196

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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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