Sculpture - Wood - Koro - Nigeria

Description
Sculpture - Wood - Koro - Nigeria
Mid 20th century - Good condition, used with some signs of wear

This kind of "Cup"- figures were used to present cola buts with white chalk to guests, among other things.
Some were also used to collectively drink palm wine, as a "sign of friendship".

Ex. Coll. L. Van Wijckmael . Kontich/ Belgium.

Hardwood.
Black - brown oily patina.
Some cracks by old age.
Light traces of wear.
In the tub-shape traces of white lime.

Will be sent with track & trace.

Lot details
Object
Sculpture
Ethnic group/ culture
Koro
Region/ country
Nigeria
Material
Wood
Period
Mid 20th century
Condition
Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
40×12×10 cm
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