INVESTMENT LEVEL ANTIQUITIES, COLLECTIBLES, AND DECORATIVE ART. Antique Wood-Carved African Tribal Elder.
Description: This listing is for an outstanding antique African Tribal Elder Sculpture, hand-carved in the early 1900's by an indigenous master-carver, from a solid piece of dense wood. Xxxxx A half portrait of a male african, realistically depicted in a slim profile, with a naked upper body covered by a maroon-tinted garment draped over his left shoulder, carved with indigenous features, a narrow bearded face, prominent nose, squinting eyes, well-shaped mouth, with protuding lips. A ridge outlines his hairline from his forehead, tapering to his elongated ears. Fashioned about his neck is a decorative five strand beaded necklace, hand-strung on old silk core, colorfully contrasting the dark wood tone of the piece. Excellent condition showing normal wear, a beautifully aged patina, with natural lustre sheen.
Inclusions are a normal part of natural materials, and should not be considered flaws. Data Observation: Please view detailed photos for overall quality and minor imperfections of the item. Dimensions: Image Height: 8.5 inches (21.59cm).
Reserves the right to contest a customers assessment in the event that proof is available to support the pieces authenticity. THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST IN OUR GALLERY OF FINE ART. The item "ANTIQUE WOOD-CARVED AFRICAN TRIBAL ELDER. Circa 1900's" is in sale since Thursday, April 22, 2021.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\African\1900-Now\Figures & Sculptures". The seller is "siamgalleryco" and is located in Bangkok. This item can be shipped worldwide.