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Igbo Mask Headcrest Two Faced Nigeria African Art

Regular Price: $350.00

Special Price: $142.00

Product #: 96786
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Title Igbo Mask Headcrest Two Faced Nigeria Africa
Type of Object Mask
Country of Origin Nigeria
People Igbo
Materials wood, pigment
Approximate Age Second half 20th century
Dimensions 16.5 inches H. x 12.5 inches W. x 8.5 inches D.
Overall Condition Poor. Most of our pieces have spent decades on at least two continents, and have been treasured by several owners.   Small splits, scrapes and cracks are a normal part of their patina attesting to their age and extensive use.  We examine each piece carefully when we receive it and report any damage we find in our listings.  Please look carefully at the pictures which may also reveal condition and damage.
Damage/Repair Large crack through center, worn patina, scratches and chips throughout

Additional Information: An interesting two faced headcrest topped with an eleborae hairstyle. The hairstyle as well as the facial features ad the markings help identify this sculpture with the Igbo of Nigeria. . Details such as the raised markings on temples help identify this piece with the Igbo people from Nigeria.