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November Collection: African Tribal Art

Fri, Oct 28, 2022 02:00PM EDT - Thu, Nov 10, 2022 12:00PM EST
Lot 13

Seated Figure of a Warrior, Ibibio People, Nigeria

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000

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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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