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African Terracotta Bird Effigy Vessel, Bankoni Culture 12th-16th c.

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Start price: $275

Estimated price: $600 - $900

Buyer's premium: 25%

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West Africa, Mali, Bankoni Culture 12th-16th c. Incised circular vessel or effigy with geometric patterns of stippled designs and cross hatching. The long neck to a spiraling bird head with long beak.

15 1/2" H x 8 1/2" W neck reattached

Collected prior to 2008, ex-Lacy Gallery (Vanna & Lee Lacy collection), Los Angeles CA. Lacy Gallery was founded upon six decades of collecting ethnographic and fine art. Lee Lacy was a distinguished Hollywood producer of iconic TV series and commercials.