African Statue #10

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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June 3, 2024
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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. Please let us know if you have additional items to appraise, or questions/concerns, and thank you again for using Mearto. ~ Delia