African Statue #10
04 October 2023

I inherited this sculpture from my dad , who passed away in November 2022. He lived in Nigeria in the late 1960s. He bought many African pieces, and I believe this is from Africa but am not sure.


8.5 x 2.5

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Answered within about 2 hours
By Delia
Oct 04, 15:37 UTC
Fair Market Value
$150 - $250 USD
Suggested Asking Price $300 USD
What does this mean?

Hi Christine,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.
Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:

An antique African carved hardwood bust of a man
20th Century
With stylized headdress or coiffure, on a striated block plinth base. Unmarked
8-1/2 inches tall
CONDITION: this carving appears to be in generally good condition with wear commensurate to age and use.
PROVENANCE: inherited
$ 150-250*
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.

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~ Delia

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