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Auction Closes At: 11:17:00 06/07/2010
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 013. Baule Colonial Staff Finial
Estimate: $1,200-$1,800
Current High Bid: $550.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $550.00

Category: African
Sub Category: West Africa
Culture or Country: Ivory Coast.
Period: --
Size: 12-1/2H.

Description: Fine sensitively detailed carving of a student holding a book in one hand and a writing tool in other. He is clothed in European garb with pleated shorts, suspenders, and a buttoned short-sleeve shirt with collar. His face bears large almond-shaped eyes, cicatrice on cheeks, and particularly fine hair with braided hairline and faceted part at angle above relief ear. His legs are well defined and he stands on a short base with stacked forms. Few age cracks. Beautiful rich polished patina. Charming detail. Custom, socketed base mount.
Provenance: Sam Hilu collection, NYC.
Shipping Fee:
National: $19.00
International: $68.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Baule Colonial Staff Finial

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. santafe $550.00 1 6/7/2010 11:08:15 AM
2. Oculos $300.00 1 6/7/2010 10:16:45 AM
3. bagan $250.00 1 6/6/2010 5:59:21 PM
4. Primigenius $225.00 1 6/6/2010 12:24:14 PM
5. Upland $175.00 1 6/4/2010 6:10:09 PM

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