Ancestor figure - Igala - Nigeria

Description
Ancestor figure - Igala - Nigeria
1st half 20th century - Vintage - used with visible signs of wear

64 x 15 cm.
Wood.
Former collection. Belgium.

Figurine depicting a spirit or an ancestor.
This piece could represent both at the same time, since the souls of deceased persons join the world of the spirits of the bush.
Atypical piece, the represented woman could be pregnant. The facial features are exaggerated and expressive, as well as stylised.
Slightly crusty patina.

Shipment within 24 working hours.
Track and trace included.
With acknowledgement of receipt.

Tags: mask, figurine, sculpture, figure, statuette, wood, art, contemporary, first, primitive, tribal, African, antiquity, artwork, gallery, Picasso, Giacometti, Africa, African art, cubism.

Lot details
Object
Ancestor figure
Region/ country
Nigeria
Material
Igala
Period
1st half 20th century
Condition
Vintage - used with visible signs of wear
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
64×15×0 cm
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