African Tribal Art: Ibibio People, Nigeria: Seated Figure of a Warrior, holding a knife and the head of an enemy. Carved wood, circa mid 20th century. The cheeks and back are incised with decorative scarification; the hairstyle and headdress are rendered in brief stylization.
Dimensions: 30H x 9W x 10D (inches)
Provenance: From the private collection of Massachusetts Gentlemen.
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Provenance: Private Collection, Massachusetts, Private collection, New York
Dimensions: See Description
Wood losses to the base and headdress; desiccation and minor cracks; abrasions and other evidence of handling.
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