Lot: 294

55th tribal art auction

Seated female shrine figure

Nigeria, Igbo

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
American Private Collection H: 36.6 inch 500 EUR
plus 27 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

wood, reddish brown patina, black and green paint, strings of glass beads, slender trunk with accentuated navel, free carved overlength limbs, a long neck supporting a narrow face with accentuated cut facial features and a three-parted coiffure, skin scarification marks on body and face, dam., cracks