Ibo/Igbo Maiden Spririt Mask
Lot 125
Igbo "Maiden Spirit" Mask, Nigeria height 21 1/2in (54.5cm)
US$ 4,000 - 6,000
€2,900 - 4,300
Auction Details
Ibo/Igbo Maiden Spririt Mask Ibo/Igbo Maiden Spririt Mask
Lot Details
Igbo "Maiden Spirit" Mask, Nigeria
agbogho mmwo
Wood, pigments, mirrored glass
height 21 1/2in (54.5cm)

Morton Lipkin
Private Collection, Arizona

Concepts of beauty and goodness are expressed by the same word in the Igbo language. The present work is very composed, with delicate features and an elegant coiffure; fine dark brown patina, highlighted overall with red, white, dark blue and white pigments.
  1. Fredric Backlar
    Specialist - African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art
    7601 W. Sunset Boulevard
    Los Angeles, 90046
    United States
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