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Igbo Mask Nigeria African Art

Regular Price: $150.00

Special Price: $98.00

Product #: 122948
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Title Igbo Mask Nigeria African Art
Type of Object Mask
Country of Origin Nigeria
People Igbo
Materials Wood, pigment
Approximate Age 20th century
Dimensions Height: 15.5 Inches
Width: 9 Inches
Depth: 5.5 Inches
Overall Condition Good to fair. 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 Repairs to chin and crown


Additional Information: This finely carved mask comes from the Igbo of Nigeria. Masks among the Igbo serve multiple and often simultaneous purposes. 


For a similar piece see Cole, H.M. and C. C. Aniakor. Igbo Arts, fig.224, p. 12