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Tall Mossi Peoples Puppet Doll, Ex-Ambassador

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Start price: $100

Estimated price: $200 - $400

Buyer's premium: 25%

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Burkina Faso, Mossi peoples fertility dolls collected in 1982 South Africa and reviewed by a member of the Ethnic Arts Council of Los Angeles & Charles D. Miller III as having correct patina and wear from handling and use. These dolls were worn on young girls backs with wrappings which create a patina such as this example. Size 13" H

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.