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Ashanti terracotta head

Lot reference 19156373
Ashanti terracotta head

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Current bid $174
Next minimum bid $186
Location: United Kingdom
Auction fee: 9% of the winning bid
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$174 Bidder 7782
13-07-2018 19:01:14

Early 20th century - Good condition

The Ashanti (Akan) people of Ghana used the terracotta head in funeral ceremonies as a portrait and memorial of the departed soul. These objects usually marked the grave of important people in the community.

Provenance: Part of private collection being disposed off due to down sizing.
The Supplier warrants that he has obtained this lot in a legal manner.
Obtained from antiques dealer in Togo, West Africa, in March 2018.

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Height: 25 cm.
Width: 18cm. 
Base: 8.5cm.
Weight: 980 grams 

Terracotta  Sold without stand 

Gb Raskavii  

Reviews given: 1
Member since: April 9, 2018
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    good paint,carefully shipped in a roll
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    Karma3 September 29, 2018

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