Igbo Maternity Figure, Nigeria
height 20in (50.8cm)
of finely modeled clay depicting a mother with ornate coiffure and elongated neck with incised lines for neck rings and wearing large anklets, seated on a stool, holding her smiling baby on her lap; brown pigment accented with white pigment.
Loed Van Bussel, Amsterdam
Ida and Hugh Kohlmeyer, New Orleans
Sotheby's, New York, 1998
Sydney L. Shaper, New York
William Fagaly, Shapes of Power, Belief and Celebration: African Art from New Orleans Collections, New Orleans Museum of Art, 1989, fig. 79.
New Orleans Museum of Art
University Art Museum, University of Southwestern Louisiana
Meadows Museum of Art at Centenary College, Shreveport