This totem figure in the shape of a fish from the Cross River state of Nigeria is estimated at €450 in the July 20 auction at Ruef.

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An unidentified local craftsman created this totem figure in the shape of a fish.

The 16in (41cm) long figure, whose exact ritual purpose is unknown, was carved in soft stone and is now mounted on a wooden base.

Ruef in Landshut is offering the carving in its summer auction on July 20 with an estimate of €450.