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Auction Closes At: 17:52:01 07/18/2018
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 640. Fanti Drum
Estimate: $4,000-$6,000
Current High Bid: $825.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $825.00

Category: African
Sub Category: West Africa
Culture or Country: Akan, Ghana.
Period: --
Size: 30”H.

Description: Barrel-shaped drum with prominent sculptural breasts, and floating relief images against honeycombed ground in green pigment. The images include various animals, a diminutive figure wielding a large comb and brush, grooming tools, person holding a rifle, and another with a ladder. Recessed circular disc beneath breasts may have held a clock image, and the letters “DADIS ASUABA” appears above disc. Some of these images would be recognized as references to popular parables. Tapered upper section with inserted drum pegs securing animal hide playing surface, one peg in form of a head with detailed face. Surface wear and pigment loss.
Provenance: Private NY State collectiion, acquired from PB84, 1977.
Shipping Fee:
National: $78.00
International: $235.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Fanti Drum

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. ajax $825.00 1 7/18/2018 5:45:36 PM
2. Khorst $800.00 1 7/18/2018 3:20:55 PM
3. Afart $327.00 1 7/18/2018 11:29:29 AM
4. Ngala $300.00 1 7/18/2018 8:56:52 AM
5. Afart $177.00 1 7/17/2018 2:31:51 PM

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