Authentic Igbo chest mask 19.03.581

We can guarantee the authenticity of both igbo crest masks.Both  (No 19.03.581) were gifts from Igbo Ukwu's traditional chief with whom I had close links in the 1960's. The base of the mask is fairly attacked by termites. One of the horns has been repaired.

  • Ref.:19.03.581
  • Size:Height: 48 cm; daiameter at base: 16,5 cm
  • Weight:1,055 kg

Category

  • African masks, statues 19.03West-, Central- & North Africa 29.01
  • AFRICAN TRIBAL ART 19REGIONAL GALLERIES 29

Origin

  • West and Central Africa
  • NIGERIA

Material

  • VegetalWood

Quality

  • Antiques (object shows signs of long use)Museum quality (worthy to be added to a museum’s permanent collection)Good overall conditions (signs of use, small imperfections)