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Arms & Armour, Pre-Columbian, Asian and Ethno

Rare Baule Woman Riding Animal Riding a Turtle

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Start price: $400

Estimated price: $1,000 - $1,500

Buyer's premium: 25%

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

Impressively detailed a Baule woman squats as she rides atop a creature, who is riding atop a turtle. Her body is covered in scarifications, she wears a ceremonial headdress and has original tapestry wrapped around her waste acting as a loin cloth. Size of piece 16 1/2" H, 18" 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.

Condition: As-is condition with minor losses, wear commensurate with age.