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Fine Akuaba Fertility Doll, Southern Ghana

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Start price: $70

Estimated price: $400 - $800

Buyer's premium: 25%

Sales Tax: On the lot's price and buyer's premium

Ashanti people, wood fertility doll, 20th century. Incredibly detailed and preserved this beautiful fertility doll includes several glass bead necklaces in varying colors from red, yellow, blues and greens. She wears a decorated headdress with an lemniscate and vertical lines. The reverse of her headdress has nkyium style design which is the symbol of skillfulness and precision. Size 12" H on included custom stand.

Family collection of an esteemed diplomat and ambassador amassed during travel and work circa 1960-1990s in the medical field providing charitable advanced medical care throughout the African continent and internationally.. Family collection of an esteemed diplomat and ambassador amassed during travel and work circa 1960-1990s in the medical field providing charitable advanced medical care throughout the African continent and internationally.

Condition: As-is condition with losses to white pigment wear commensurate with age.