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A Fine Old Ibibio Female sculpture Ex Netzer Collection
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A lovely old carved wooden female effigy with remnants of old paint,old nails in the base which likely held an attached textile costume , and weathered surface suggesting good age and field use as a ceremonial idol, perhaps part of a costume. The sculpture has lost its arms long ago. Ibibio peoples, Nigeria, West Africa. The figure measures 17.5 inches tall. Provenance: Ex Eugene Netzer collection, New York, Ex Bernheimer's Antique Art Auctions Cambridge, MA
Condition
Fair, loss to arms
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A Fine Old Ibibio Female sculpture Ex Netzer Collection

Estimate $500 - $800
Feb 19, 2022
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0048: A Fine Old Ibibio Female sculpture Ex Netzer Collection

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Est. $500 - $800Starting Price $50
Museum Quality African & Ethnographic Arts
Feb 19, 2022 12:00 PM EST
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Description
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A lovely old carved wooden female effigy with remnants of old paint,old nails in the base which likely held an attached textile costume , and weathered surface suggesting good age and field use as a ceremonial idol, perhaps part of a costume. The sculpture has lost its arms long ago. Ibibio peoples, Nigeria, West Africa. The figure measures 17.5 inches tall. Provenance: Ex Eugene Netzer collection, New York, Ex Bernheimer's Antique Art Auctions Cambridge, MA
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Fair, loss to arms

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