Everard Auctions and Appraisals
Live Auction

Winter Southern Estates and Collections: Session I

Tue, Feb 28, 2023 10:00AM EST
Lot 262

3 African Carved Wood Figures

Estimate: $150 - $250

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000
$300,000 $10,000


3 African Carved Wood Figures, comprising a 13 1/2 in. standing female figure with flat-form head and hatched design, a 10 1/2 in. standing male figure with tall hair with blue paint remnants (with documentation from 'Davis Gallery Ethnographic Art, New Orleans, Louisiana' from 8/5/81' described as 'Yoruba Ibeji figure, from Nigeria, Late 19th century, Estimated value $250'), and a 10 1/2 in. standing female figure with oval face and beaded band near base (with documentation from the 'Davis Gallery Ethnographic Art, New Orleans, Louisiana' from September 4, 1980' describing the figure, 'Fertility, Ashanti Tribe, Ghana, Replacement Value, $350').

Measurements: Height: of tallest 13 in. x Width: 2 1/2 in. x Depth: 4 3/4 in.


Overall good condition, age cracks to wood, wear to edges.

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