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Global Artifacts: Online-Only Timed Auction

April 19, 2017

Lot #177
DepartmentAfrica
Sold For$120.00(hammer price)
 $144.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedMay 11, 2017

Description

CONGOLESE FETISH FIGURE OF A TWO-HEADED DOG 20th Century
Wooden body wrapped in burlap. Quills made from metal spikes. Height 15. Length 43". Width 15".
From a Rhode Island Collection of Folk Art and Americana."

Condition

History: Janus face nail fetish, in the form of a dog. Made by the congo people, in the Democratic Republic of Congo/not traditionally regarded as folk art.

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