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.
- Total nr of items
- Indigenous object name
- Region/ country
- 1st half 20th century
- Good condition, used with some signs of wear
- Sold with stand
- 70×20×20 cm