Lot: 18690.I Tribal Art and 90.II Contemporary Native American Art
|Provenance||Size||Starting price / estimated price|
|Peter Loebarth, Hameln, Germany||H: 9.4 inch||
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terracotta, base Headpiece of a "ntekpe" shrine figure once adorning the altar of a healer-diviner. "Ntekpe" ususally shows a male and a female figure sitting back to back. A comparable terracotta from the Kuhn Collection was auctioned at Sotheby's New York in 1991.