Lot: 83

Timed Online Auction: Collector's Item Sale

Abstract dance crest "ogbom"

Nigeria, Eket

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Eric Robertson, New York, USA H: 22.2 inch 1800 EUR
plus 23 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

wood, remains of pigment, base

"Ogbom" displays honoured "ala" (earth mother) and called attention to her role in human and agricultural fertility and increase.

de Grunne, Bernard, Ogbom, Brussels 2011, p. 29