Ico Ijaw Wood Carved Mask

14067. Ico Ijaw Wood Carved Mask

Nigeria, 19th to 20th century AD

A very cubist form in geometric volumes, the head surmounted by a open curved attachment, the face with deep spool shape circular eyes and wide flat relief nose, the outline of a mouth with a grin. Incised hatch pattern texture frames the face. Remains of an intense blue pigment.
Size 14 inches H.+ custom mount. Back severely worn away. Provenance: Ex Collection of Richard S. Ravenal

Original Price: $1,250

Special Price: $995

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