Lot 447: Terracotta Head

DominicWinter

2015-07-08 11:52:12

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Lot 447: Terracotta Head. A Fante-style terracotta head from the Ashanto Southern Akan peoples, Ghana, well modelled, 20cm high on a modern stand with collection number 'C173' to the rear. The heads were used in funeral ceremonies of their chiefs and usually left on the graves as a marker. (1) Dominic Winter's Fine Art & Antiques Auction July 2015 Thursday, 16th July 2015 Estimate: £300-500
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