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Igbo Monkey Mask Nigeria African Art

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Title Igbo Monkey Mask Nigeria African Art
Type of Object Mask
Country of Origin Nigeria
People Igbo
Materials Wood, pigment, clay
Approximate Age 20th century
Dimensions Height: 15 Inches
Width: 9 Inches
Depth: 7 Inches
Overall Condition Poor
Damage/Repair Very worn patina, arrested bug damage, wood flaws, cracks, chips, dirt, wear


Additional Information: This finely carved mask comes from the Igbo of Nigeria. Masks among the Igbo serve multiple and often simultaneous purposes. This well carved mask had, in the past, been painted with white and a dark pigment that through time has aged and begun to fade. 


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