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Auction Closes At: 16:58:04 05/23/2011
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 018. Baule Gong Beater
Estimate: $500-$800
Current High Bid: $250.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $250.00

Category: African
Sub Category: West Africa
Culture or Country: Ivory Coast.
Period: --
Size: 7-7/8H.

Description: Fine detailed beater carved with sensitively carved face with closed eyes, wide nose, closed lips, and scarification on sides; hair is composed in three rounded sections, and the rectangular percussion surface behind head is carved with linear pattern. Neck of handle with detailed linear pattern and rectangular base frames openwork cross and recessed diamond forms. Blackened patina, traces of red pigment on left side of face and lips, trace of green pigment, and encrusted deposits. Sliver lost on front of handle, nose abraded. Custom base.
Provenance: Collection of Irwin Hersey, NYC.
Shipping Fee:
National: $19.00
International: $65.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).
   




Baule Gong Beater

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. Primigenius $250.00 1 5/23/2011 4:59:03 PM

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