Figure (1) - Wood - KORO - Nigeria

Description
Figure (1) - Wood - KORO - Nigeria
1st half 20th century - Good condition, used with some signs of wear

This is a female Koro figure from northern Nigeria.

Typical crested hairstyle, and a flat face covered in scars.

Carved from one piece of hardwood.

On the head of the woman is a high, crested hairstyle.

Both arms hang loose below,

a linear band in relief runs diagonally across the chest.

Linear, geometric, decorative reliefs also adorn the flat back. (Photos)

A rare object with a good, old patina from use.

Dimensions: h: 70 cm, w: 20 cm, d: 20 cm

Shipping: insured shipping via DHL with tracking number.

Lot details
Total nr of items
1
Object
Figure
Indigenous object name
KORO
Region/ country
Nigeria
Material
Wood
Period
1st half 20th century
Condition
Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
70×20×20 cm
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