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.
11 x 3
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Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:
An antique African carved hardwood figure
Probably West African, 20th Century
The standing male figure with tall arched stylized coiffure and waist covering, on a short foot. With a later cowrie shell necklace. Unmarked.
11 inches tall
CONDITION: This carving appears to be in generally good condition with minor wear and paint loss commensurate to age and use. Age crack to side of head.
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