Lot: 23297e Vente aux enchères
Nigéria, Igbo / Izzi
|Provenance||Taille||Prix d’appel / Prix d'Estimation|
|Robert Banks, Washington, USA||H: 49 cm||
Frais supplémentaires : 23% de commission, TVA, expédition et assurance transport
wood, 3-pcs., nails, pigment residues, missing parts / insect caused damage, base
The gesture of arms stretched forward with palms facing upwards is more common in Nigerian iconography. It is supposed to express the god's open-handed generosity, as well as his or her willingness to accept sacrificial offerings.