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Unknown African

Makonde Wooden Sculpture of a Woman, 20th century A.D.

Wood and mixed media
36 1/2 × 5 1/2 in
92.7 × 14 cm
This is a unique work.
$18,600
Ships from West Hollywood, CA, US
Shipping: $200 continental US, $400 rest of world
location
West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, London, Seoul, Hong Kong
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Barakat Gallery
West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, +3 more
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According to Makonde legend, the first man on earth fell asleep after sculpting a female figure out …

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According to Makonde legend, the first man on earth fell asleep after sculpting a female figure out of wood. He awoke to find the statue had become a real woman who was eager to mate with him. The result was many children, and the woman herself became the ancestress of the Makonde. This accounts for the predominance …

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West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, +3 more
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According to Makonde legend, the first man on earth fell asleep after sculpting a female figure out …

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According to Makonde legend, the first man on earth fell asleep after sculpting a female figure out of wood. He awoke to find the statue had become a real woman who was eager to mate with him. The result was many children, and the woman herself became the ancestress of the Makonde. This accounts for the predominance …

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Signature
Not signed
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Not included
Price ranges of small sculptures by Unknown African
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Browse works in this category
$18,000+
This work
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$18,900+
Unknown African
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Unknown African

Makonde Wooden Sculpture of a Woman, 20th century A.D.

Wood and mixed media
36 1/2 × 5 1/2 in
92.7 × 14 cm
This is a unique work.
$18,600
Ships from West Hollywood, CA, US
Shipping: $200 continental US, $400 rest of world
location
West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, London, Seoul, Hong Kong
Have a question? Read our FAQ or ask a specialist.
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