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Auction: African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art
was auctioned on: 16 May 2008
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A FINE YORUBA, OYO AREA, IVORY FEMALE FIGURE, NIGERIA

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Estimate: US$5,000 - US$7,000
Price realised:  US$5,625
Lot number 98, Views: 5

A Fine Yoruba, Oyo area, Ivory Female Figure, Nigeria carved from elephant ivory (loxodonta africana), the female figure kneeling, with the right hand holding her breast and wearing a crested coiffure; exceptionally fine golden-brown patina. height 5 3/4 in. 14.6 cm

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Sotheby's
Title: African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art
Date of the auction: 16 May 2008
Address: Sotheby's
New York