Fine Yoruba figure on woven basket. Measurements : Height: 16 inches Width: 3 ½ inches Depth: 5 ½ inches. Diameter of basket: 11 inches.
Description: Fine carved Yoruba figure on woven basket. The work originates from the estate of Petrus Dam Mikkelsen (1896) A Danish missionary stationed in Nigeria from 1921 to 1951. We have some other works from the same collection. (please see our other auctions) A rare piece and a collectors dream.A certificate of authenticity will be included with this work. From a service in Nigeria (1920s). Petrus Dam Mikkelsen (Born 1896) Danish Protestant missionary born in 1896.
Stationed in Nigeria from 1921 to 1951. During his time in Africa, he lived in Pella, located in Adamawa State, Nigeria. He worked closely with the people of Kilba tribe. The Figures and basket has a worn patina, and scratches due to their age and use. United States/ Canada: 40 dollars.
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The item "Fine Yoruba figure on woven basket. Very rare" is in sale since Tuesday, August 1, 2017. This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\African\Sculptures & Statues". The seller is "fine-scandinavian-art" and is located in Copenhagen. This item can be shipped worldwide.