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Purchase Price $4000
Unknown African artist

Lot #36
Wooden carving, man. Ivory Coast  Circa 1940s
Wooden carving, statue of a man stroking his beard, by Baule master carver. This kind of carving would be made when head of family dies and a successor is being chosen. The beard denotes that to become a chief or king, the man traditionally must have hair on his face.
23" x 5"