Mask. Ibibio, Nigeria. Black mask with two horns projecting forward from the back of the head over the forehead.
Lot 215
Ibibio Mask, Nigeria
US$ 2,000 - 3,000
€1,400 - 2,200
Auction Details
Lot Details
Ibibio Mask, Nigeria
height 11 1/2in (29.2cm)
with hinged jaw and two horns projecting forward from the back of the head over the prominent forehead, the face with bulging, coffee-bean eyes and naturalistic nose above large upper and lower lips; rich, blackened patina.

Provenance:
Reverend Vernon Koeper, a missionary in Eastern Nigeria in the 1930's
Jack and Constance Wallinga, Minneapolis
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  1. Fredric Backlar
    Specialist - African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art
    Bonhams
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    7601 W. Sunset Boulevard
    Los Angeles, 90046
    United States
    Work +1 323 436 5416
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