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Wooden Folk Art Objects229 of 701Vintage carved Tiki head or whatever...Hand craved ball and chain
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    Posted 4 years ago

    SimplySandy
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    Theirs is something I have found and found some limited info on the Internet however I'm not sure of the worth of the item.
    Anyone know where I can get info? Thanks

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    1. TubeAmp TubeAmp, 4 years ago
      There is plenty of info about Lamidi Olonade Fakeye online, there is even a movie about him http://youtu.be/wCIM8bmt1QA He passed away in 2009, his work is highly collectable as he was named a living treasure.

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    2. SimplySandy, 4 years ago
      I have not found another piece like it, and I find nothing about the worth of the piece.?
    3. TubeAmp TubeAmp, 4 years ago
      I guess you need to try harder:

      http://image.invaluable.com/housePhotos/brunk/64/300664/H0057-L20803666.jpg

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    4. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 4 years ago
      This was an amazing artist! Just put his full name in your browser. I saw one there just like this one. You can look on ebay and etsy too.
    5. SimplySandy, 4 years ago
      Yeah I already found that image with the cap broken still I have no idea of a price?
      Not sure where else to look
    6. aghcollect aghcollect, 4 years ago
      Appraisals are not given here SimplySandy
    7. SimplySandy, 4 years ago
      I am not looking for an appraisal just a general idea wanting to know if it's something I should start collecting or get rid of my home is very modern and I'm not sure it's going to fit in
    8. SimplySandy, 4 years ago
      Who would you suggest I take it to to get an idea
    9. katherinescollections katherinescollections, 4 years ago
      Well as Tube Amp explained to you in the very first comment, this work is highly collectible, meaning either you can collect it or sell it to a collector. If you are looking for a range of values, here are two sold at auction that I found in eleven pages.

      https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/20682/lot/379/

      https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/14924512_lamidi-olonade-fakeye-nigerian-carved-wood-figure
    10. SimplySandy, 4 years ago
      Thank you that's what I have been looking for.....

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