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Mankala (1) - Wood - Sukuma - East Africa

Lot reference 30836683
Mankala (1) - Wood - Sukuma - East Africa

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Your bid Current bid $60
Reserve price not met
Next minimum bid $66
Location: The Netherlands
Auction fee: 9% of the winning bid
Shipping to United States: $43.22

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$60 Bidder 4209
18-11-2019 20:26:52
$54 Bidder 1347
18-11-2019 20:26:52
$49 Bidder 4209
18-11-2019 19:47:16
$43 Bidder 4685
18-11-2019 19:47:15
$40 Bidder 4685
18-11-2019 19:29:57
$35 Bidder 4209
18-11-2019 19:29:57
$32 Bidder 4209
18-11-2019 18:58:12

In poor condition with signs of heavy wear & tear or damaged parts

Total nr of items: 1
Object: Mankala
Ethnic group/ culture: Sukuma
Region/ country: East Africa
Material: Wood
Condition: In poor condition with signs of heavy wear & tear or damaged parts
Sold with stand: No
Dimensions: 8×28×48 cm
Weight: 1 kg

The oldest game in the world.
Called BAO in Swahili.
This specimen originates from the beginning of 1900 when there were still rough diamonds in the Old Shinyanga region where the diamond Mine Mwadui is still located.
The game is very old, has been used for a long time and has been repaired. I bought it on site in 1983. I could buy it if I left a new game behind....

The age becomes evident from the wear and tear.

Nl dickvanduijn  

Catawiki member since March 29, 2015, received 0 reviews in total (0 in last 12 months)


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United States $43.22
Austria $26.94
Belgium $26.94
Denmark $26.94
France $26.94
Germany $26.94
Italy $26.94
Luxembourg $26.94
Spain $26.94
Sweden $26.94
The Netherlands $8.96
United Kingdom $26.94
Rest of Europe $32.99
Anywhere else $43.22

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