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Masque facial anthropomorphe

Nigéria, Igbo

Provenance Taille Prix d’appel / Prix d'Estimation
Nagel, Stuttgart, 26 April 1996, Lot 2856
German Private Collection
H: 30 cm 600 EUR
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wood, black pigment,

The Ibgo have an enormous variety of masks. The determination of a mask type is difficult without knowledge of the ritual context.

The black color of the present mask is an indication that it embodies a negative aggressive character, possibly "okoroshi ojo".