South Coast Wood Ceremonial Leeboard with Open Lattice Designs

$45,000

This large ‘remo’ made from the hard algarrobo wood, features twelve figures and a combination of hummingbirds and long-beaked water birds along the side. Sotheby’s

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This large ‘remo’ made from the hard algarrobo wood, features twelve figures and a combination of hummingbirds and long-beaked water birds along the side. The openwork lattice design depicts the various types of complementary sealife crucial to sustaining agricultural production in its use as fertilizer. For similar examples see Menzel (1977: fig 8A and 9).

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Dimensions 80 x 11 x 1 in
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