Mask - Wood - Agbogho Mask - IBO - Nigeria

Description
Mask - Wood - Agbogho Mask - IBO - Nigeria
mid 20th century - Good condition, used with some signs of wear

This mask is named Agbogho by the Igbo.
The “Agbogho” (woman) “Mmuo” (spirit) mask/dancer is equivalent to our Venus and Aphrodite.
It represents the spirit of a young woman.

Beautiful colors!

Collected Mid 20th Century - Belgium Private Collection

Lot details
Object
Mask
Indigenous object name
Agbogho Mask
Ethnic group/ culture
IBO
Region/ country
Nigeria
Material
Wood
Period
Mid 20th century
Condition
Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
32×20×13 cm
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