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Auction Closes At: 11:40:00 06/07/2010
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 012. Lobi Female Figure
Estimate: $2,000-$3,000
Current High Bid: $675.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $675.00

Category: African
Sub Category: Savannah
Culture or Country: Burkina Faso.
Period: --
Size: 17-1/2”H.

Description: Good old “bateba phuwe” divination figure standing upon thick platform feet and slightly bent legs, bearing long straight torso with small pointed breasts and arms carved in relief. Her round head with small cowry-shell shape eyes within concave face framed by brows, sloping cheeks, and small mouth; hollowed circular ears on sides. Layered encrusted patina, areas of libation deposits. Stable age cracks, eroded losses on feet. Custom base.
Provenance: Private NYC collection.
Shipping Fee:
National: $21.00
International: $95.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Lobi Female Figure

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. hmbmd $675.00 1 6/7/2010 11:31:54 AM
2. santafe $650.00 1 6/7/2010 11:29:41 AM
3. hmbmd $625.00 1 6/7/2010 11:25:05 AM
4. santafe $600.00 1 6/7/2010 11:20:44 AM
5. hmbmd $550.00 1 6/7/2010 11:16:38 AM

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