Mask (1) - Wood - Igbo - Nigeria

Description
Mask (1) - Wood - Igbo - Nigeria
mid 20th century - Good condition, used with some signs of wear

Mid 20th century - In good condition

Authentic wooden mask of the IGBO tribe from Nigeria The mask is finely carved and has a wonderful multicoloured patina. On top of the headdress, there is an ancestor figure riding 2 leopards. This mask was used for various ritual dances and ceremonies. The mask presents traces of wear and tear which give it a certain form of might and status. A unique piece for collectors of ethnographic art objects.

Dimensions: Height 40 x Width 45 x Depth 22 cm.
weight: 1000 grams

Please take a look at the photos for a good impression. The stand is not included.

Lot details
Total nr of items
1
Object
Mask
Ethnic group/ culture
Igbo
Region/ country
Nigeria
Material
Wood
Period
Mid 20th century
Condition
Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
40×45×22 cm
Weight
1 kg
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