Nest Egg Auctions
Live Auction

Tribal, Jewelry, Art, Coins, and Asian

Sat, Sep 16, 2023 01:00PM EDT
Lot 213

Six African Tribal Carvings

Estimate: $100 - $200

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
Group of six carvings (African in origin with several pieces by the Makonde people). The tallest of these, an elaborate statuary of people standing on the shoulders of their fellows measures approximately 17" high with a base diameter of 4 1/2". The smallest piece, a simple carved figure of a woman stands just 7" high. All of these pieces exhibit wear in their respective finishes in addition to nicks and scuffs. Chips are prevalent in the bases of the items mounted in this manner. Keywords: Africa, Tanzania, Mozambique, Kenya, culture, woodworking, statue, figurine