African Nok Terracotta Bearded Male Head

13886. African Nok Terracotta Bearded Male Head

Nigeria Circa 200 AD

Fantastic grog rich clay sculptural fragment, molded into the cylindrical form is a head with lovely almond shaped eyes, incised brows, wide nose and slightly open mouth with full lips and teeth showing. Nice beard and side details. Age wear and archaeological surface. Intact. Size: 6 inches height; 10-3/4 inches on custom mount. Provenance: William Brill Collection, New York.


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