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Medicine Man with his Mice Oracle - BAULE - Ivory Coast

Lot reference 13513007
Medicine Man with his Mice Oracle - BAULE - Ivory Coast

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2nd half of the 20th century - In excellent condition.

Beautifully carved Baule figure representing a seated medicine man consulting his mice Oracle.
Height: 41 cm.
Width: 30 cm.
Depth: 15 cm.
Weight: 2.26 kg.
Materials: wood, beads and a bronze amulet.
Ex Austrian collection.
Currently in a Dutch collection .

Carved in one piece.
The medicine man is sitting on a traditional stool, he has his hands on the mice Oracle. The lid of the Oracle is off, so the mouse has moved the sticks around and has withdrawn to the lower compartment allowing the man to start with his predictions.
The man has scarification on his temples, his back and on both of his sides.
Red and white beads as well as a special amulet in bronze are hanging around his neck
Some signs of wear and tear due to frequent usage.
Will be shipped as a postal package.
Very special item.

Nl huiswol  

Feedback score: 100%
Reviews given: 167
Member since: April 4, 2014
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    Statuette de très grande qualité et dossier photo fourni.
    Vendeur très recommandable.
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    22yves April 13, 2018

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    Pleasant contact, questions replied instantly.Due to post.nl object delivered with delay. Received object in good order, well packed. Beautiful Hemba head.
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    lingantonie March 17, 2018

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    Superbe pièce, envoi rapide et très bien emballée. Very happy !!! Thank you very much.
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    user-007a3e9 March 3, 2018

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    Prachtig masker een aanwinst voor mijn collectie.top verkoper.
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    Paaseiland February 14, 2018

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    The figure female is very nice and was very well wrapped.
    Thank you very much to the seller and to Catawiki.
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    Ina2257 January 23, 2018

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United States $52.34
Austria $29.08
Belgium $23.26
Canada $52.34
Denmark $29.08
France $23.26
Germany $29.08
Ireland $29.08
Italy $23.26
Luxembourg $29.08
Netherlands $11.63
Norway $29.08
Poland $29.08
Portugal $29.08
Spain $29.08
Sweden $29.08
Switzerland $29.08
United Kingdom $29.08
Rest of Europe $29.08
Anywhere else $52.34

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