Lot: 196

Four-figured shrine sculpture

Nigeria, Igbo

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Morton Dimondstein, Los Angeles, USA
Marc Franklin, Portland, USA
James Willis, San Francisco, USA
Sotheby's, New York, 18 November 1997, Lot 214
H: 17.9 inch 12000 EUR / 25000 EUR

wood, pigments, rest. (base), pedestal


Cole, Herbert M. and Aniakor, Chike C., "Igbo Arts, Community and Cosmos", Los Angeles,1984, p. 93, ill. 174 Exhibited:

"Igbo Arts. Community and Cosmos", Los Angeles: Frederick S. Wight Gallery, 9 October - 25 November 1984; New York: The Center for African Art, 12 March - 16 June 1985; Washington D.C.: National Museum of African Art, 31 July - 13 October 1985; Birmingham (Alabama), Birmingham Museum of Art, 5 January – 2 March 1986; Seattle: Seattle Art Museum, 10 April –15 June 1986

ADHRC: 0093559