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20th C. West African Bronze Statue - Kora Harp Player
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**First Time At Auction**

West Africa, Burkina Faso, Ghana, or Mali, ca. mid to late 20th century CE. A charming bronze statue cast via the lost wax method of a musician standing on an integral base with a harp in his arms. The man is stylized and holding a type of harp known as a kora, played throughout West Africa. Size: 3.25" L x 2.25" W x 5.5" H (8.3 cm x 5.7 cm x 14 cm)

Provenance: ex-Stein collection, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, USA, acquired prior to 2010

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#169083
Condition
Minor surface wear and casting imperfections, otherwise intact. Dark patina and toning.
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20th C. West African Bronze Statue - Kora Harp Player

Estimate $600 - $900
Aug 18, 2022
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Starting Price $300
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0221: 20th C. West African Bronze Statue - Kora Harp Player

Sold for $350
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Est. $600 - $900Starting Price $300
Art "Matters" Ancient to Present Day
Aug 18, 2022 10:00 AM EDT
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Lot 0221 Details

Description
...
**First Time At Auction**

West Africa, Burkina Faso, Ghana, or Mali, ca. mid to late 20th century CE. A charming bronze statue cast via the lost wax method of a musician standing on an integral base with a harp in his arms. The man is stylized and holding a type of harp known as a kora, played throughout West Africa. Size: 3.25" L x 2.25" W x 5.5" H (8.3 cm x 5.7 cm x 14 cm)

Provenance: ex-Stein collection, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, USA, acquired prior to 2010

All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back.

A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

We ship worldwide to most countries and handle all shipping in-house for your convenience.

#169083
Condition
...
Minor surface wear and casting imperfections, otherwise intact. Dark patina and toning.

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