Igbo Female Shrine Figure, Nigeria
height 56 5/8in (143.7cm)
Harry A. Franklin Family Collection, Los Angeles
Sotheby's, New York, 21 April 1990, Lot 282
Private Collection, California
Cf. Cole and Aniakor (1984: pp 90-91): "Larger figures are often carved with prestigious hairstyles if female; most have chest and stomach scarification, mbubu, and many ichi."