Lot 450: Tanzania TREE OF LIFE Ebony wood carving MPINGA, 44cm

Est: $1,000 - $2,000
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Description: TREE OF LIFE WOOD CARVING MPINGA BLACKWOOD /EBONY FROM TANZANIA 17 1/2" MADE OF AFRICAN BLACKWOOD EBONY STUNNING POLISHED FINISH THE DETAILED CARVING ON THIS PIECE INCLUDES MEN/WOMEN INTERTWINED AND SITTING ON TOP OF EACH OTHER. SOME ARE CARRYING BASKETS, TOOLS, THE VERY TOP IS A BASKET OF FULL OF COAL (?) CARVING IS HOLLOW BETWEEN THE FIGURES, TO HOLLOW CENTER, MANY HOURS MUST HAVE BEEN SPENT ON THIS STUNNING SCULPTURE! WEIGHT: 1300g = 2 lb. 13 oz. HEIGHT: 17 " TALL THE BASE IS: 4" D FROM THE MAKONDE, - A TRIBE FROM SOUTHERN TANZANIA KNOWN FOR THEIR EXCEPTIONAL WOOD CARVING VERY GOOD CONDITION
Condition: excellent, refer to the photos;
Low Estimate: 2000;
High Estimate: 4000;
Original: Yes;
Circa: 1950
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