Lot: 263

94th Tribal Art Auction

Helmet mask "agbogho mmwo" ("maiden spirit")

Nigeria, Igbo

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Mauricio (1914-2012) and Emilia Lasansky, Iowa City, USA H: 19.3 inch 2000 EUR
plus 23 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

wood, polychrome paint, rep. For a mask with a comparable complex hairstyle structure see AHDRC 0094345.