Lot: 277

Two rare masks "okpu isi amavulu"

South East Nigeria, Igala/Ibaji

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
American Collection H: 21.5 inch/23.2 inch 2000 EUR / 4000 EUR

wood, nails, base The mask pair was danced at yam festivals. Ibaji denotes a region which is part of Igalaland, which belongs to present-day Kogi State.